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Police: Man arrested in South Tucson shooting

SOUTH TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities say a 25-year-old man is in custody in
connection with shooting in South Tucson that wounded a father and son.

South Tucson police say Julian Martinez was arrested Tuesday after he was
released from a hospital.

They say he’s been booked into jail on suspicion of two counts of attempted
second-degree murder and misconduct involving weapons.

Martinez was critically wounded in the Aug. 4 shooting.

Police say an unidentified 53-year-old man and his 30-year-old son suffered
non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the three men were in the front yard of a home when an
argument broke out and Martinez allegedly pulled out a small-caliber handgun and
threatened to “shoot everyone.”

Police say the 53-year-old man drew his own gun and shot Martinez in
self-defense as Martinez also opened fire.


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