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A man was shot and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries early this morning, officials say. 

The incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex in the 4800 block of East 29th Street, near South Swan Road, according to Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman. 

The man is said to be in his 20s.

No arrests have been made and the incident continues to be investigated, Dugan said.

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No further information was immediately available Tuesday morning. 

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

Metro Producer

Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.