Update: Victim identified in weekend shooting

Update: Victim identified in weekend shooting

CREATED Apr. 11, 2011

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TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson Police have identified the victim in Friday night's deadly shooting as Cesar Arturo Tavarez-Acedo, 39, of Tucson.

Authorities were called to a mobile home near Bilby & 6th Avenue at approximately 11:45 p.m. Friday evening, said Sgt. Matt Ronstadt with the Tucson Police.  Officers found Tavarez-Acedo deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.

Witnesses at the scene reported several people fleeing in a vehicle at a high speed from the scene. Police caught up with the vehicle and detained two occupants for further investigation.  However, those two were later released without being charged.

Detectives are investigating, so far they believe the shooting occurred inside the residence with several other subjects when shots rang out.

Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.

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