Man indicted in fatal South Tucson shooting

2013-12-10T17:22:00Z 2013-12-10T21:59:23Z Man indicted in fatal South Tucson shootingVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

The suspect in a fatal February shooting in South Tucson has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge. 

Oscar Contreras, 21, was arrested Nov. 29 after fleeing from South Tucson police during a traffic stop, Lt. Jeff Inorio, an agency spokesman said in a news release. 

Contreras had a warrant out for his arrest was booked into the Pima County jail.

He is suspected of fatally shooting 38-year-old Azar Ian Rust on Feb. 20 in the 2000 block of South Sixth Avenue, the news release said. 

Contreras was indicted on one count of first degree murder on Dec. 9 by a Pima County Grand Jury.

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