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Deputies investigating fatal shooting in Mescal

Posted at 1:09 PM, Feb 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-18 19:57:48-05

Pima County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in a small town 38 miles from Tucson.

Deputy Courtney Rodriguez said deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 15000 Block of South Lovell Road in Mescal.



When deputies arrived, they discovered 25-year-old Thomas Nordseth with a gunshot wound and 89-year-old Robert Loaisiga at the home without injuries, said Rodriguez.
Nordseth was transported to a local trauma center, where he died as a result of his injuries.
Rodriguez says that it is unknown what the circumstances were that lead to the shooting and deputies are still investigating.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact 911 or 88-CRIME.