Second suspect arrested in North Garden shooting

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Sierra Vista police arrested a second suspect in the Oct. 3 shooting incident on North Garden Ave., fueled by an altercation that ended in an exchange of gunfire that struck a nearby apartment building and convenience store.

Detectives identified Edwardo Roman, Jr., 23 of Tucson, as a second suspect in the shooting. Roman turned himself in after speaking with detectives late Tuesday afternoon and was arrested on charges of discharging a weapon at an occupied structure, aggravated assault, endangerment, and drive-by shooting.  He was also arrested for a warrant out of Pima County. Roman was booked into Cochise County Jail where he is being held on a $30,000 bond for the Sierra Vista charges. No bond has been set for the warrant out of Pima County.

Sierra Vista Police are seeking one additional suspect in the incident. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact SVPD Det. Tom Ransford at (520) 452-7500.