2 dead, 2 arrested in shooting at Rudy Garcia Park
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.
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