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Police arrest woman in Monday stabbing, fire

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Posted at 6:20 PM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-22 14:26:10-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson police arrested a woman who allegedly stabbed a man and woman, and also set a fire inside an apartment.

Police say 24-year-old Jitori Solomon-Martinez was booked into Pima County Jail on charges of attempted homicide, arson, domestic violence aggravated assault and assault with a knife.

No bond had been set as of Tuesday morning.

Police say the incident happened in the 8400 block of East 22nd Street just before 4:45 p.m. Monday.

Police say Solomon-Martinez stabbed the man and woman and started a fire before barricading herself inside. SWAT and Tucson Fire entered the apartment, put out the fire and took Solomon-Martinez into custody.

The man had a relationship with both the other victim and Solomon-Martinez. Both the man and the other victim suffered serious injuries.

A child in the apartment was not injured.

Please stay with KGUN 9 for further updates.

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