Man arrested in Tucson homicide on East Fort Lowell

David Eagle Bear Turner

A man was found guilty in the 2018 fatal shooting of a man his girlfriend was visiting. 

A Pima County jury on Tuesday found David Eagle Bear Turner, 21, guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, first-degree burglary and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to court records. 

On March 25, 2018, Tucson police found 24-year-old Javier Quiroz, unresponsive inside the apartment with signs of gunshot trauma, Arizona Daily Star archives show. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers found a female victim who said her boyfriend, Turner, had forced his way into an apartment she was visiting with a gun and had shot and killed the man who was in the apartment with her.

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Turner's sentencing is scheduled for September 16. 

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Stephanie is a Tucson native and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. She worked for newspapers in Rapid City, South Dakota; Manhattan, Kansas; and Lake Havasu City before moving back to Tucson.