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1 dead, 1 in custody after shooting in northwest Tucson

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Nov 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-30 17:26:45-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - Authorities have a suspect in custody after a shooting in northwest Tucson Thursday night left one man dead.

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, it happened at around 7:39 p.m. at a shopping center near Oracle and River roads.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a man shot in the chest behind a Denny's restaurant. He was rushed to a hospital, but ultimately died.

PCSD investigators say a 37-year-old man is in custody for the shooting, identified as James Daniel Candelaria. He was arrested on one count of first degree murder.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Pima County Sheriff's Department, or call 911.