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DES security guard arrested after shooting his gun after an argument with client

Posted at 3:08 PM, Mar 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-17 01:08:09-04

The security guard involved in a shooting at the Department of Economic Safety Thursday afternoon was arrested Friday for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Tucson Police say 30-year-old Mahmood Almuwali escorted a man out of the building located near Alvernon and 22nd after the man raised his voice to a staff member.

Police say the man went to his car once outside the building and Almuwali followed him. Almuwali shot his gun when the client attempted to drive away.

The client left the parking lot, went to a nearby apartment complex, and called 911. No injuries were reported.

Detectives ask that any witnesses call 88-CRIME.

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