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Man shot Monday, April 4 at South 12th Avenue and West Ajo Way dies

Tucson police say a man shot April 4 on South 12th Avenue has died.
Posted at 11:52 AM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 14:54:31-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Tucson Police Department says a man shot Monday, April 4 at South 12th Avenue and West Ajo Way has died.

Police confirm 20-year-old Emiliano Lugo died after he was shot in a shopping center at 3787 S 12th Ave.

A woman was also injured in the shooting.

Officers arrested two 17-year-olds Tuesday, April 5 in connection with the shooting.

Both now face first-degree murder charges.


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