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A man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot at an apartment complex on Tucson's north side, authorities say.

The shooting occurred near North First Avenue and East Prince Road shortly after 5 p.m., said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman. Motorists should avoid the area.

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Dugan said there have been no arrests but detectives are investigating.

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

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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.