9OYS Crime Watch
South Tucson 18-year-old killed, police search for suspect
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
SOUTH TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - South Tucson Detectives are investigating the death of 18-year-old Jacob Michael Leon.
He was found dead from a gunshot wound to the chest by South Tucson officers around 2:45 p.m., Jan. 13. Officers had responded to a 9-1-1 call about a shooting at South 10th Avenue and West 29th Street.
In a news release, Lt. Jeff Inorio said South Tucson Detectives responded and interviewed witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.
The suspect was described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, late teens to early twenties, 5'05" tall, thin build, with a very slight mustache. The suspect was wearing a grey hoodie type sweatshirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes. The suspect was last seen running southbound through the neighborhood.
The suspect may live or frequent the South Tucson area.
Anyone with information regarding this incident or the identity of the individual involved is urged to contact 88-CRIME.