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Police: Second teen suspect arrested in Ron Everett Fitch murder investigation

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Aug 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-05 16:05:45-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson Police have arrested a second suspect connected to the July 28 shooting death of 30-year-old Ron Everett Fitch.

On Thursday police arrested 16-year-old Rashine Ashburn in the 3800 block of East Glenn Street. He faces charges including first-degree murder and four counts of armed robbery and is being held in Pima County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

On July 31 police arrested 17-year-old Aaron Jordae McComb at his home in the 7400 block of East 22nd Street. McComb was booked into Pima County Jail on first-degree murder and Armed robbery. His bond is $500,000.

Police say Ashburn and McComb took part in an armed robbery earlier in the day.

Around 11:16 p.m., officers responded to the 1700 Block of E. Prince Road for a report of gunfire and an unresponsive person in a nearby parking lot, according to TPD. Upon arrival, officers found Fitch with signs of gunshot trauma. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

After detectives responded to the scene, and through further investigation, it was determined that Fitch had agreed to make a sale using a third-party selling site, according to TPD. During the sale, a robbery took place, where shots were fired, ultimately striking Fitch.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 88-CRIME.