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UPDATE: Police identify teen in fatal shooting near east side

Posted at 6:24 PM, May 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 20:51:33-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near the east side Sunday afternoon.

The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Roman Serna.

Serna died due to his injuries early Monday morning.

TPD says they responded to a 911 call near the area of 7300 block of East Marigold Circle around 2:30 p.m.

Upon arrival officers saw Serna with obvious signs of gun shot trauma.

Tucson Fire took Serna to Banner University Medical Center with life threatening injuries.

Officials say Serna was visiting a friend at the home, the friend was showing Serna a loaded gun when the gun discharged.

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

This is a developing story. Stay with KGUN9 for more details as they become available.