TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on the south side Saturday morning.
Officers responded to the Quik Mart located at 6301 S. Park Avenue for a welfare check on a convenience store clerk, according to TPD. Upon arrival, officers found a man inside the store with obvious signs of gunshot trauma.
Shortly after Tucson Fire medics responded, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Toby Lee Uribe. Next of kin was notified.
It was learned that Uribe was working at the store.
Through continued investigation, it was determined that just before 3 a.m. two men entered the store, one man forcibly opened a beer cooler, while the second man pointed a firearm at Uribe, according to TPD. The first suspect left the store with the items when the second suspect fired his weapon striking Uribe.
Later, officers responded to a crash at the intersection of S. Park Ave. and E. Benson Hwy, police say. Officers on scene recognized two of the passengers who matched the description of the suspects from the shooting.
The driver and the two passengers were detained at the crash for interviewing.
Police say detectives believe that 18-year-old David Adrian Olvera was driving the vehicle at the time of the shooting.
The two suspects who entered the store have been identified as 18-year-old Omar Tello-Fierros and 19-year-old Isaias Gastelum-Arvizu.
All three suspects are charged with one count of first-degree murder, armed robbery, aggravated robbery, and first-degree burglary. Police say Olvera is facing charges related to the crash.
No further details were immediately released.