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TPD extracts 2 suspicious packages following home invasion call

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Tucson Police Department extracted two suspicious packages after responding to a report of a home invasion on Prince Road.

At around 11:30 p.m., a home invasion took place at the 1300 block of West Prince Road. According to TPD, the home invasion was conducted by a group of suspects. A fight ensued between the suspects and the resident. The confrontation continued on Prince Road.

There were reports of a shots fired in relation to the incident. TPD said no one appeared to be shot in connection to the report.

The suspects then fled the scene.

When the officers arrived on scene, a grenade was located in El Herradero, 1310 W. Prince Road, near Flowing Wells Road. Bomb squad was called to the scene to extract the bomb.

Shortly after the scene was cleared, a bag was reportedly dropped off at the Walgreens at 1351 W. Prince Rd. and was left unattended. The employees and other nearby businesses were evacuated.

A bomb squad robot went into the store, and came out with the suspicious package. It took the parcel to the alley behind the Walgreens and detonated it. 

The home invasion victim who was involved in the confrontation was transported to a hospital will non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is advised to call 88-CRIME.  

All the roads in the area have been reopened.

Stay with KVOA for more details as the story develops.

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