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Police arrest woman involved in deadly shooting near midtown

Posted at 6:39 PM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-05 00:26:34-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Police Department has arrested the resident involved in the deadly shooting near midtown that happened October 19.

Police have identified the resident as 22-year-old Gentry Megan McPherson.

Police say McPherson told them she found two men trying to break in and confronted them and shot both of them.

Police say 18-year-old Corey Teixeira died at the scene and 18-year-old Ali Mohamed died later at the hospital.

McPherson was arrested and booked into Pima County Jail Monday.

McPherson is facing four counts of possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of narcotic drugs for sale, four counts of possession of a firearm during a felony narcotic offense, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana for sale, possession of ecstasy, and money laundering.

The investigation is still ongoing.