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TPD makes second arrest in deadly parking garage shooting

Police released these photos of two men suspected in a fatal shooting in a downtown Tucson parking garage on April 25, 2021.
Posted at 9:46 AM, Apr 29, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Tucson Police Department arrested a second suspect linked to Sunday's deadly shooting inside a parking garage on Congress Street.

The second suspect arrested was identified as 19-year-old Alexis Diaz. Police made the arrest Monday night around 9:30 p.m.

Diaz was charged with 1st degree murder, drive-by shooting, auto theft, aggravated robbery and attempted aggravated robbery.

Alexis Diaz mugshot.jpg

No other suspects are outstanding.

The incident happened Sunday morning at 2 a.m. at the garage on Congress Street, according to police.

When officers responded to the scene, they found a man with signs of gunshot trauma who was later pronounced dead. He was identified as 52-year-old Mark Edward Doe.

TPD learned from witnesses that two men had attempted to rob multiple people that night and Doe was one of a few people who intervened before he was shot.

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After the shooting, the suspects drove off in a stolen pickup truck. Officers later found the truck and tried to pull it over, but the driver fled from officers leading to a chase. Police say at least one of the suspects shot at police officers during the pursuit, though the officers did not return fire.

On Wednesday, police arrested 21-year-old Luis Alberto Garcia.

Luis Alberto Garcia
Luis Alberto Garcia

Garcia is facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated assault on a peace officer with a deadly weapon, robbery, auto theft and vandalism.