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TPD makes arrest in homicide on Northside near Prince Road and Stone Avenue

Officers currently do not have any suspects in custody
Homicide investigation on Tucson's Northside
Posted at 4:42 AM, Oct 23, 2023

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m., Oct. 24

An arrest has been made and the shooting victim identified in a homicide that took place near Prince Road and Stone Avenue on Sunday, Oct. 22.

Tucson Police officers responded to calls of a shooting at the Stephenson Place apartment complex at 3533 N. Estrella Ave. , early Sunday.

Upon arrival, officers found 27-year-old Alvy Ndayishimiye, who had been shot, in the courtyard, according to Tucson Police. Officers rendered aid, but Ndayishimiye died at the scene.

Detectives determined that Ndayishimiye was a guest at the complex, and was shot during an argument with other guests.

Detectives arrested 26-year-old Gilbert Rodriguez on suspicion of first degree murder on Monday, Oct. 23.

The investigation is ongoing.


The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide on Tucson's Northside.

According to officers, it happened early Sunday, October 22nd, in the area near Prince Road and Stone Avenue.

Upon arriving at the scene, investigators found a deceased adult male. TPD says there is currently no suspects in custody.

KGUN9 expects to receive more information later today about the investigation.

Austin "AJ" Janos is a producer for KGUN 9. He graduated in 2022 from the University of Arizona where he worked at UATV3 while attending college. Share your story ideas and important issues with AJ by emailing