Law enforcement apparently shoots, kills suspect near Grant and Oracle

KGUN 9 Tucson News
KGUN 9 Tucson News

The Tucson Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting which happened just after 8 p.m. on West Rillito Street, near Oracle and Grant.

Police say a little after 7 Sunday night officers responded to calls of an aggravated assault. During their investigation, they found an adult male suspect was armed.

“Officers located that residence, made announcements for that suspect to exit. Ultimately the suspect did exit the residence. Officers discharged their firearm, striking the suspect. He was pronounced deceased at the scene," Sergeant Richard Gradillas said.

Gradillas told KGUN 9 no officers were harmed in the incident.

The Pima Regional Critical Incident Team responded to the scene and are investigating the criminal portion of the shooting.

Officers and detectives from the office of professional standards are conducting an internal investigation, which is standard for all shootings involving a law enforcement officer.

Andrew Christiansen is a reporter for KGUN 9 . Before joining the team, Andrew reported in Corpus Christi, Texas for KRIS6 News, Action 10 News and guest reported in Spanish for Telemundo Corpus Christi. Share your story ideas with Andrew by emailing or by connecting on Facebook , or Twitter .

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Well if you wanna come out armed and not obey their commands, then that's what you get. Cops see those you tube videos to, they don't wanna be that cop that gets killed, they wanna go home.


Good, do you want to be out there playing bad boy with a gun come up against the police and you get what you get it is what it is


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