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UPDATE: Suspect arrested for October shooting near Rattlesnake Bridge

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UPDATE: The U.S. Marshals Service says the suspect in the October 12 shooting death near the Rattlesnake Bridge, is in custody.

18-year-old, Joseph Santos, was arrested on the Tohono O'odham Nation on an unrelated tribal warrant. He will be extradited to Pima County Adult Detention Center.

The victim has been identified as 53-year-old, Nicholas Encalade. He was shot in Iron Horse Park and was pronounced dead at the hospital.


UPDATE 10/22: According to Tucson Police, two men approached a couple at Iron Horse Park near the Snake Bridge on Broadway Blvd. that leads to downtown.

The men robbed the couple taking their money and cellphones.

One of the robbers then shot the male victim.

Both robbery suspects took off running from the scene.

The male victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The female victim was not injured.

Several minutes later, police say they received a second report of another shooting a few blocks away near 4th Avenue and 9th Street.

That's where officers found a second shooting victim. Police say he was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery overnight. His condition is not known at this time.

Police are looking for the two robbers. Suspect 1 is described as 5'8" tall, weighing 200 pounds, and wearing a black baseball cap and blue shirt.

Suspect 2 is described as 5'8" tall, with a skinny build, and was wearing a red bandana.

Police are investigating if the two shooting incidents are connected.

If you have any information you are asked to call 911 or 88-crime.


TUCSON (KVOA) -- Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting near downtown Thursday night.

According to police, officers responded to reports of two men who were reportedly shot near First Avenue and 10th Street.

Both men were taken to the hospital.

One of the men died a short time later.

No other details are known at this time.

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