South Tucson police are asking for the public's help in finding 20-year-old Robert Anthony Vasquez, who is a person of interest in the Jan. 12 shooting death of Jacob Leon. Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME (882-7463). 

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South Tucson police are looking for a 20-year-old man in connection with a Jan. 12 homicide.

Robert Anthony Vasquez, also known as “Poopie,’ is a person of interest in the shooting death of 18-year-old Jacob Leon that happened near South 10th Avenue and West 29th Street, police said in a news release.

Vasquez stands between 5 feet 4 inches tall and 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs around 140 pounds, has brown hair and eyes and a light mustache and goatee.

Police believe Vasquez might be living near Lakeside Park on Tucson’s east side.

Vasquez is known to carry weapons and has gang ties, the release said.

Anyone with information about the man’s whereabouts is asked to call 88-CRIME (882-7463)