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SPD identify man who died in early Saturday morning shooting

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Jan 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 20:09:29-05

SAHUARITA, Ariz. — Sahuarita Police have announced that the identity of the man who has died as a result of a shooting that happened early on Saturday in the 2200 block of East Sahuarita Road.

He is 59-year-old Manuel Bojorquez of Eloy, Arizona.

The second victim was released from the hospital after receiving medical treatment on Sunday, January 26.

Per SPD, the shooting occurred at 2 a.m., Jan. 26, and two people discovered shot and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

SPD interviews with witnesses and victims revealed that a group of Spanish-speaking males had entered the home with guns and fired. At least one suspect was described as a "Latino/Hispanic male with a lighter complexion."

Detectives are still investigating. If you have any information, please call 911 or, to submit information anonymously, call 88-CRIME.

If you are wondering why you did not receive a Nixle alert, it is because SPD said that, at the time, there was no known suspect information or threat information to share.

Beyond this incident, SPD said there is no known threats to the public.