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TPD investigates deadly apartment shooting

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Posted at 10:05 PM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 19:15:40-04

TUCSON, Ariz.  — Updated on June 21, 2022 at 3:49 p.m.

The Tucson Police Department has identified two suspects involved in a deadly apartment shooting on Friday, May 20.

The suspects are identified as 18-year-old Rene Alejandro Uranga and 18-year-old Luis Isaiah Navarro.

According to the TPD, Uranga and Navarro were also identified as suspects in a separate homicide investigation.

After interviews and recovered evidence, Navarro and Uranga, along with Gutierrez, forced entrance into the apartment in an effort to rob the residents. This led to a gunshots where Gutierrez was shot and killed.

Detectives obtained arrest warrants for both of them, and they were both arrested on Wednesday. They are both held in the Pima County Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.

Uranga and Navarro face additional charges of Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Felony Murder related to this investigation.

Anyone with information can contact 911 or 88-CRIME.

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Tucson Police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting at the La Posada apartments.

It happened around 12:30 Friday morning at 6300 S. Headley.

18-year-old Edwin Jonatan Gutierrez was found with gun shot wounds. He died of his injuries at the scene.

Police say witnesses told them a group of people showed up at the complex and got into a fight. As that fight escalated someone fired shots and the group ran away.

So far police do not have anyone in custody for this shooting, but they say it appears the people involved knew each other.

They ask anyone with information about what happened to call 911 or 88-crime.

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