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TFD: Man with gunshot wound found near site of Sunday shooting

Police cannot confirm if a man found this morning was injured or connected to last night's shooting near "A" Mountain. Police cannot confirm if a man found this morning was injured or connected to last night's shooting near "A" Mountain.
One of two visible bullet holes in duplex in 1800 block of South San Jose Drive. One of two visible bullet holes in duplex in 1800 block of South San Jose Drive.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man found this morning near a Sunday night shooting scene was suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the Tucson Fire Department.

A man called police around 8 this morning to report he had found a man, apparently injured and lying in some bushes near his home in the 1800 block of South San Jose Drive. He was found across the street from where a man was killed and another injured in a shooting last night.

Police cannot confirm if the man was injured during last night's shooting near "A" Mountain.

There is no word on the extent of the man's injuries.

In last night's shooting, a man was found shot to death in a car in the 1800 block of South San Jose Drive. Another man was found nearby suffering from a gunshot wound.

The injured man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The SWAT team searched two nearby residences for the suspect, but no one was found.

No suspects have been identified and the investigation continues.

UPDATE: 2:00PM

Neighbors in the area say they are scared, but not all are surprised by the events that took place in their area Sunday.

"It was just a lot of shots and it scared me," Dora Greer, who lives across the street from where the shooting happened said. "I didn't know what was going on so I just called 911."

Greer was inside her home when she says she heard something like "40 shots" go off, some leaving bullet holes in the apartment complex where the shooting took place.

"I almost never see anything like that go on," Greer said.

Other neighbors disagree, calling the neighborhood "seedy."

A man who lives in the unit next to where the shooting happened didn't want to give his name, or show his face, but says his girlfriend witnessed part of Sunday's incident. When he got home, he says a car parked outside the unit had hit a water pipe, and had bullet holes. Before police arrived, the man says he reached inside the car to check on the person hunched behind the wheel.

"I was hoping he was still going to be alive. I have trauma certification so I was going to administer first aid if possible, but he was already long gone. I saw the number of gun shot wounds he sustained. It was too late," he said.

Today the playground in the middle of the apartment complex was quiet, but neighbors tell me children regularly play on the slide and swings. The anonymous neighbor says his children are traumatized after last night's incident.

"My little boy could talk about last night," he said. "'Is the bad man dead still?' and 'Are the bad men still outside?'"

The anonymous neighbor also believes drugs played a role in what happened Sunday, describing a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car where he found the man shot to death.

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