Suspect identified in South Tucson shooting

2013-03-05T13:15:00Z 2013-03-05T14:13:18Z Suspect identified in South Tucson shootingKimberly Matas Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 05, 2013 1:15 pm  • 

Police have identified a suspect in the fatal February shooting of a man on Tucson’s south side.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Raul Valdez Garcia, 23. He is facing charges of participating in a criminal street gang and aggravated assault on an incapacitated victim in the Feb. 20 shooting of Azar Ian Rust, 38, Lt. Jeff Inorio, spokesman for the South Tucson Police Department, said in a news release.

Garcia is 6 feet tall, weighs about 230 pounds and has numerous tattoos on his neck and body.

Police continue to search for the shooter, a man who goes by the name “Oscar,” Inorio said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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