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Man fatally shot after trespassing and refusing to leave

Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-22 11:15:25-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Tucson Police Department has announced the death of a local man who they found at a midtown home in the 3700 block of E. Flower St.

Officers were called shortly before 9:30 p.m. to a home where they found 51-year-old Stevan McKinney in the backyard with gunshot wounds.

Officers say they arrived at the scene to find him shot multiple times late Sunday night.

"Just before 9:30 p.m., last night officers responded to the 3700 block of E. Flower for a reported fight in progress" shared Sergeant Richard Gradillas. "Officers responded to a residence and located an adult male in the yard of a residence with obvious signs of gunshot trauma."

Investigators reveal they do not have a clear suspect at this time, saying details are limited.

Officers treated McKinney at the scene, but ultimately pronounced him dead.

According to detectives, McKinney and other people had been trespassing in the backyard of a residence and were asked to leave.

They refused to leave and McKinney reportedly took out a gun and was shot.

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.