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Lamont Adams. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Lamont Adams. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man has been arrested in connection with a midtown homicide that happened on Thanksgiving Day, city police said.

The Tucson Police Department said Lamont Adams fatally shot Carlos Simmons around 9 a.m. in the area of East 3rd Street and North Alvernon Way.

When officers arrived at the scene they found the 38-year-old Simmons with obvious gunshot wounds

Residents from the area performed CPR on Simmons until police took over and Tucson Fire Department crews arrived at the scene. Simmons was transported to a local hospital, where sadly he was pronounced dead a short time later.  

The TPD Gang Unit said Simmons had been involved in an altercation with several others near the intersection, when a shot was fired hitting Simmons.  

As detectives continued their investigation, they were able to determine the 37-year-old Adams was responsible for the shooting. He was arrested on a first-degree murder charge Friday, Dec. 1 at an apartment complex in the 2000 block of East Roger Road.  

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