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PCSD: Man shot and killed while driving on Contractors Way, suspect arrested

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-04 18:28:39-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the area of East Michigan Street and South Contractors Way on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m.

According to PCSD, while heading to the scene, deputies learned a man had been shot and was driven to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The man later died at the hospital. He has been identified as 42-year-old Luis Lopez.

After further investigation, detectives learned Lopez was driving southbound on Contractors Way with a passenger when a vehicle passed them at a high rate of speed and shot at him.

After the suspect's vehicle description was released Wednesday, PCSD located the suspect this morning at 10:30 a.m.

He was identified as 35-year-old Mario Obregon.

Obregon was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center for first-degree murder and aggravated assault.