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1 dead, 1 injured following incident on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Posted at 6:26 PM, Dec 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-30 10:18:37-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson police are investigating an incident that happened on the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Saturday.

Officers responded to assist Davis-Monthan for reports of a man with gunshot trauma and a woman with unknown injuries, TPD says. Both individuals were taken to the hospital.

TPD says the investigation showed the injuries were both self-inflicted, and the man has died from his injuries. The condition of the woman is unknown at this time.

The man has been identified as Senior Airman Alex Hilsen of the 655th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, according to Davis-Monthan.

KGUN9 reached out for a statement from DM, it reads:

An incident occurred this afternoon in Davis-Monthan base housing, which led to two people being transported to an off-base hospital for medical care. Base emergency services and the Tucson Police Department secured the scene and an investigation is underway. This was an isolated incident and does not pose an ongoing threat.
Capt Elias Small, 355th Wing Chief of Public Affairs

No further details were immediately released.

The investigation remains ongoing.