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Man given 60 years for killing man, injuring ex-girlfriend in 2018 Tucson shooting

Man given 60 years for killing man, injuring ex-girlfriend in 2018 Tucson shooting

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Daniel Miller was sentenced to 60 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend's companion and seriously injuring the woman during a shooting in 2018. Read more here.

A man was given a 60-year prison sentence Monday for seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing her companion in a shooting on Tucson's south side in 2018, an official said.

On June 7, Daniel Miller, 38, showed up to a home in the 200 block of West Illinois Street and shot the pair shortly after they walked outside at about 7 a.m. The home is near South Sixth Avenue and West Ajo Way.

Tucson police responding to the "numerous" shooting reports found the woman seriously injured and her companion, Michael Grove, dead from gunshot wounds. Both were lying in the street, according to Daily Star archives.

The woman suffered traumatic brain and facial injuries in the incident, the Pima County Attorney's Office said in 2019.

Miller was found a day later at a Phoenix apartment complex. In an attempt to escape from local police, Miller jumped from the two-story building and injured himself before being arrested, police said.

He was convicted of second-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Nov. 14, 2019, according to Krisanne LoGalbo, a spokeswoman for Pima County Superior Court.

Contact Star reporter Shaq Davis at 573-4218 or sdavis@tucson.com

On Twitter: @ShaqDavis1

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.

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