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Police ID victim in south-side shooting

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police have identified the victim in Wednesday night's shooting on the south side.

According to police, 21-year-old Martin Jesus Echeverria-Garcia was found with obvious gunshot wounds in the 5200 block of S. Placita Brisa Grande at around 11:23 p.m.  According to a caller there were two people at the scene, one on the ground and another next to the victim. 

When TPD officers arrived they only found Garcia on the ground. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but later died from his wounds. 

One witness told TPD they saw the second person leave the scene in a gold four-door Toyota Camry or similar looking vehicle.

TPD Homicide detectives are continuing the investigation, and are saying the shooting may have occurred at a different location.

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

Stay with Tucson News Now for updates both on air and online as they come in.

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