2 dead, 2 arrested in shooting at Rudy Garcia Park

KGUN 9 Tucson News
KGUN 9 Tucson News

On November 18, 2022, around 4 p.m. the Tucson Police Department (TPD) responded to reports of a shooting at Rudy Garcia Park located at 5001 South Nogales Highway.

According to TPD when they arrived they found 20-year-old Jorge Santini Baragan with signs of gunshot trauma.

Even with officers attempting to perform life-saving measures on Baragan he died at the scene.

While searching the area officers say the Public Safety Communication Department received a 9-1-1 call about a man and a juvenile being treated for gunshot wounds at Banner University Medical Center (South Campus).

TPD identified the juvenile as Haron Mendivil Arballo and the man as 22-year-old Roman Salazar-Solis.

Arballo was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Homicide detectives learned that the individuals got into a fight at the park, leading to the shooting. After the shooting TPD says Arballo and Salazar-Solis left the scene and ended up at the hospital.

Roman Salazar-Solis was arrested and charged with two counts of 1st -Degree Felony Murder and was booked into Pima County Jail and is currently being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

As detectives continued their investigation they learned that another juvenile was involved Luis Mario Tello-Fierros.

Officers say on December 1, 2022, they located Tello-Fierros near South Palo Verde Road and East Drexel Road.

Tello-Fierros was booked into Pima County Jail for two counts of First Degree Murder and is currently being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

Corey Salmon is a real-time editor and associate producer for KGUN 9 . He was born in New York but has lived in Tucson for over 10 years. Share your story ideas and important issues with Corey by emailing or by connecting on Instagram , LinkedIn , and Twitter .

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William Mange

It takes a village and some caring people to watch out for everyone who are there for a good time! People are just going to hate, but it's that one person to do some to stop this violence from happening. 🙏


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