Man injured in overnight shooting on Tucson's south side - Tucson News Now

Man injured in overnight shooting

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man is in critical condition today after a shooting incident Thursday night on Tucson's south side.

According to a news release from the Pima County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded shortly after 11:30 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 3100 block of East Benson Highway, near South Country Club Road.

The victim was taken to the University of Arizona Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition.

Several witnesses were interviewed, but deputies got no substantial information about the possible shooter's identity.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call 88-CRIME or 911.

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