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TPD investigating south side homicide, one man dead

Posted at 11:52 AM, Dec 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-17 19:23:18-05

Tucson Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday morning on Tucson's south side in the 5300 block of South Park Avenue.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with TPD, officers arrived at 2:47 a.m. and located an adult male on the ground with obvious signs of gunshot trauma. 

The man was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after.

He has been identified as 42-year-old Tereso Hernandez-Reyes.

Detectives with the Tucson Police Gang Unit learned that Hernandez-Reyes had just left a nightclub in downtown Tucson with some acquaintances. As they pulled into a mobile home park, at least two other vehicles followed them into the lot.

TPD says a suspect approached and began firing into the vehicle. Hernandez-Reyes ran from the vehicle, but he was chased down and shot multiple times. 

The suspect's vehicles fled the scene. The other people in the vehicle with Hernandez-Reyes were not injured.

The investigation revealed that the shooting was not gang-related.

At this time, police are still looking for the suspects. if you have any information, call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.