Oct 3, 2012 7:25 PM by Ian Cross

Police identify man who was shot and killed in midtown Monday

TUCSON - Tucson Police have identified a man that was found shot in a car in midtown Monday, and confirmed that he has succumbed to his injuries and died.

Henry Amado, a 46-year-old Tucson resident, died shortly after his arrival at a local hospital after being found shot in his car in midtown Monday afternoon, TPD officials state in a news release.

On October 1, at about 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of East Yavapai Road, located near Stone Ave. and Prince Rd., after a citizen called 911 to report that a male was slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the area. Tucson Fire arrived at the scene first, and while treating him, noticed obvious signs of trauma and transported him to a nearby hospital, police state in the news release.

Detectives from the Homicide Unit confirmed the man suffered from gunshot trauma and collected evidence at the scene, officials state.


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