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UPDATE: Police make arrest in deadly armed robbery shoot out

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Hector J. Molina and Ariel Montes-Deoca Hector J. Molina and Ariel Montes-Deoca

UPDATE: Tucson police have made an arrest in the deadly January 6, 2018 shooting of 61-year-old Anthony Quintela.

26-year-old Ariel Montes-Deoca and 22-year-old Hector J. Molina are facing several charges, including first degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited possessor, armed robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

According to TPD, detectives were able to identify the suspects, thanks to new information from a witness.

Police say both men were already in the Pima County Jail on unrelated charges.


TUCSON - A man is dead after a violent armed robbery outside of a south side Raspado shop. 

The shooting occurred outside of Raspados Funland, 702 W. Irvington Road, near Irvington and Interstate 19 around 8:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Pete Dugan with the Tucson Police Department. 

Witnesses told police that a Hispanic man robbed the cashier with a handgun, before taking off with money.

An armed customer confronted the suspect as he was leaving. 

Multiple shots were exchanged between the customer and the suspect. 

The customer's father, 61-year-old Anthony Quintela, was hit by the gunfire. He was transported to Banner-University Medical Center where he died shortly after arriving. 

The customer was not hurt and the suspect has not be located.

Tucson Police are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME.

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