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Police arrest 16-year-old in shooting death of Andres Franco

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Nov 12, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson police arrested a 16-year-old accused of murder.

Police say 16-year-old Gabriel Alejandro Pichardo shot and killed 23-year-old Andres Guillermo Franco.

Police arrested Pichardo in the 1800 block of South Swan Road.

He faces a first-degree murder charge and was booked into Pima County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

Police say Franco was found shot to death at an apartment complex at 4880 E. 29th Street. Witnesses say a fight led to the shooting.

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