1 dead after gunfire in southeast Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Tucson Police are investigating a fatal shootout that took place near the southeast side Monday night.

Officials responded to the 4800 block area of ​​E. 25th Street around 11 p.m. to get a report of a home shooting, TPD says. Residents called 911 to report the shooting and told the 911 dispatcher that they would go to a grocery store to meet with officials.

Upon arrival at the house, officials found a man with obvious signs of gunshot wounds, police say. Officers continued to assist the victim until the Tucson Fire paramedics arrived.

TFD medics continued to provide assistance, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TPD. The man has been identified as Fredrick Ward Perry, 36. The next of kin has been notified.

The officers also replied to the supermarket, where they tracked down the people who called 911.

Detectives responded to continue the investigation. It was learned that Perry was involved in a domestic disturbance at the apartment and as the incident continued, Perry was hit by gunfire, according to TPD.

There are no outstanding suspects in custody, according to TPD.

There are currently no charges.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call 88-CRIME.


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