Arrest is made in midtown Tucson slaying

2014-05-09T15:54:00Z 2014-05-11T14:44:56Z Arrest is made in midtown Tucson slayingArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 09, 2014 3:54 pm  • 

A man was arrested Friday in connection with a midtown slaying and faces a second-degree-murder charge.

Sonny Jean, 29, was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of murder, said Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan. He gave this account:

Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, police went to the 1200 block of East Lee Street after a report of a shooting.

Officers found two men who had been shot. Victor Garcia, 28, was dead and a 24-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives said Jean, Garcia and the injured man knew one another, and were inside a residence . A fight broke out between Jean and one of the victims, and the fight continued outside . Jean fired and both victims were struck multiple times.

Detectives ask that anyone with information call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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