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UPDATE: Victims of double homicide identified, authorities release suspect description

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The two men killed in a shooting on the south side of Tucson have been identified and authorities have a description of the suspect.

The Tucson Police Department said Roman Nieto, 20, and Guillermo Ortiz-Morales, 26, were found shot at Mission Manor Park Wednesday night.

The TPD said Nieto and Ortiz-Morales got into a verbal argument with another man before the shooting. The suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim before fleeing the scene, according to the TPD.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic make with a stocky build, He was seen driving a dark colored car, possibly a Dodge or Chrysler.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

The TPD said there were multiple 911 calls from people in the area reporting shots fired.

When officers arrived to the western parking lot they found people giving CPR to Nieto and Ortiz-Morales, who were later pronounced dead.

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