Close
Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Menu
Social
Latest News

South Tucson officer on leave following shooting

SOUTH TUCSON, Ariz. -- A South Tucson police officer is on administrative leave after he shot a man.

Lt. Jeff Inorio said the patrol officer spotted a man carrying what looked like a shotgun Saturday. Inorio said the man ran off a short distance then turned toward the officer in a threatening manner.

Inorio said the officer shot the man multiple times. The man was taken to a Tucson hospital where he underwent surgery.

Inorio said authorities recovered a shotgun at the scene.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating the case.

CenturyLink Give-A-Thon for PCH Give-A-Thon for PCH

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

About the Author


Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Latest News