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Shooting near Ajo way leaves one victim with life-threatening injuries

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Posted at 7:23 PM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-06 15:02:28-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Police arrested two teenagers in connection with a Tuesday shooting near Ajo Way and 12th Avenue.

The incident occurred just around 5 p.m.

One victim, a man, was treated for life-threatening injuries. The other victim, a woman, was treated at the scene.

SWAT and K9 units arrested two 17-year-olds near I-10 and 6th Avenue. They were booked into Pima County Jail on charges of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Both were held on $1 million bonds.

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