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Man killed in apparent drug-related shooting at Tucson hotel

A man was shot and killed at a hotel on the city's south side Friday morning, Tucson police say.

A man was shot and killed at a hotel on the city's south side Friday morning, Tucson police say.

An employee called 911 about 6 a.m. after checking on a room at from Hilton Garden Inn, 6575 S. Country Club Road, following a disturbance, and finding Larry Santini Lopez unresponsive, a  police news release said.

Lopez, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say it appears the shooting was drug-related.

No one has been arrested in connection with the killing and the investigation continues, the news release said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME, an anonymous tipster line.

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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