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TPD investigating deadly shooting near Oaktree Park

Officers located a black car in the road while a man was inside the vehicle with obvious gunshot trauma.
Posted at 7:51 PM, Apr 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-20 22:51:15-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson Police Department responded to a shooting near Oaktree Park on April 19, 2022 evening.

The incident occurred in the 1600 block of West Colonial Heights around 11:00 p.m.

Officers located a black car in the road while a man was inside the vehicle with obvious gunshot trauma.

Tucson Fire Department pronounced the man dead at scene. Next of kin has been notified.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Michael Valenzuela.

A second male victim was located at the scene with no injuries.

No suspects have been identified yet.

Investigation is still active.

Anyone with information, contact 911 or 88-CRIME.

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Bivian Contreras is a real-time editor for KGUN 9. Bivian graduated from the University of Arizona School of Journalism with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast and is currently pursuing a degree in Broadcast Operational Meteorology at Mississippi State University. She is an Arizona native from Nogales and looks forward to becoming a meteorologist one day or a news anchor. Share your story ideas and important issues with Bivian by emailing bivian.contreras@kgun9.com or by connecting on Instagram, and Twitter.

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