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Homicide victim of east side gang shooting identified, two others injured

Posted at 5:02 AM, Apr 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-24 17:52:12-04

Tucson police say one man died and two others were injured in an east side shooting Sunday night.

Police have identified the man who died as 28-year-old Angel Valenzuela.

Police say the gang-related incident happened at the Mayfair Manor apartment complex, 5180 E 22nd Street, at 9:30 p.m. The three victims were approached by an unknown male suspect while they were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of the complex.

A verbal altercation ensued, the suspect pulled out a handgun and fired multiple rounds into the vehicle.

The second adult victim has non-life threatening injuries, and the teenage victim has serious injuries but is expected to survive.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.