Armed robber killed in home invasion SW of Tucson ID'd; two others arrested

2014-03-30T16:30:00Z 2014-04-29T09:48:08Z Armed robber killed in home invasion SW of Tucson ID'd; two others arrestedVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

An armed robbery suspect killed in a home invasion early Saturday morning has been identified and deputies have arrested two other suspects. 

Shots were exchanged between Luis Antonio Lupercio, 26, and a neighbor who went to investigate sounds of distress coming from a home in the 14400 block of West Kestrel Road, near Arizona 86 and South Sierrita Mountain Road, Deputy Tracy Suitt, a Pima County Sheriff's department spokesman said in a news release. 

Lupercio was fatally wounded. 

Two other suspects, Robert M. Pryor, 17, and Osvaldo Carrillo-Valenzuela, 20, were arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. They were booked into the Pima County jail. 

Under state law if a person is killed during the commission of a felony, those involved can be charged in connection with their death, Suitt said. 

Deputies are searching for other suspects. 

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