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Shooting reported at funeral of gang-related homicide victim from last week

Another, unrelated shooting, a few blocks away
Posted at 8:37 PM, Jan 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-14 00:20:40-05

South Tucson police officers responded to two shootings in the city of South Tucson. 

The two shootings are unrelated.

Police responded to 36th Street and 6th Avenue at Martinez Funeral Home for the second shooting.

The funeral home was hosting the funeral of 20-year-old Eugenio Pesqueira who was killed in a gang-related midtown homicide last week.

 

 

No injuries were reported at the funeral home shooting. About 40 to 50 people who were attending the funeral were evacuated from the building.

The first shooting happened at a McDonald's on 6th Avenue and 29th Street according to South Tucson Chief of Police Michael Ford. 

When officers arrived, they found one victim who had injuries and transported that person to the hospital.

At the same time officers were responding to the McDonald's shooting, other shots were fired at the funeral home.