University Of Arizona Shooting: Gunfire Heard Near Campus, Suspect At Large (Representational Image)
An early morning shooting incident had been reported near the University of Arizona’s campus in Tucson. The UArizona Police Department (UAPD) responded quickly to gunfire heard on Saturday and an alert was issued to the varsity’s staff and students. Around 1:42 am, per local time, the UAPD sent out UAlerts regarding the incident close to Martin Avenue and 7th Street.
The suspects involved in the shooting were seen driving a newer model Mustang, based on reports shared by the local media. They were last seen traveling west from the original location from where the shooting happened.
While reaffirming that the vigilance was still carried in the area, the Police Department shared that just before 2:15 am, as per local time, an all-clear was issued. The impact of shooting incidents in the past had set a major mental trauma across the campus community.
Releasing the importance of assistance to address the dire urgency of those anyway had stakes in the incident, the University of Arizona, made resources available to those affected.
The UArizona website has resources for individuals impacted by the incident. Meanwhile, there have been no details shared with the community or the media about anyone getting hurt due to shooting near the edge of UArizona campus. The details about the suspects have been kept very limited for the public knowledge.
The motive of the Saturday early morning shooting near Martin Avenue was not disclosed. An investigation was immediately launched by the UArizona Police Department.
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