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Funky Monk arrest: Man seen waving gun in cellphone video

He was not one of the suspected shooters
Funky Monk Shooting
Posted at 11:07 AM, Jun 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-02 23:06:00-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Tucson Police Department is releasing new information about another suspect involved in the recent Funky Monk shooting.

Officers say Deandrea Wayne Southern, 23, was seen on video wearing a white tee and hopping out of the bar, all while holding a gun.

He is not one of the suspected shooters TPD have been searching for, though the video footage taken from a cell phone at the incident reveals he had a gun at the bar during the shooting.

Police records reveal he is a prohibited possessor.

According to the Pima County Jail, he is charged with the following:

  1. Probation violation for weapons offense
  2. Prohibited Possession 
  3. Prohibited Possession

At the moment, Southern is held on a $2,500 bond.

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