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Man involved in deadly Valencia shooting will not be charged – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-07-29 13:32:02 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) — Pima County Law Office (PCAO) has refused to prosecute a man involved in the deadly shooting of Rudolph’Rudi’Vega.

According to a PCAO statement, 31-year-old David Ribera March 4 Road Rage Incident It occurred near Valencia and the I-19 because it falls under Arizona’s gun control and self-defense laws.

“The law justifies a person’s use of deadly physical force.” A reasonable person uses or uses another person’s or illegal deadly physical force. If you believe that you need immediate physical force to protect yourself from your attempts. “

The PCAO further stated that not seeking prosecution is legally and ethically bound if self-defense is claimed and if the facts support the claim.

That day, police officers contacted Rivera in response to reports of the shooting at around 2 pm.

After talking to him, officers learned that he was involved in a road anger situation. As the two vehicles continued to drive in Valencia, Vega in the passenger seat of the other vehicle was shot.

Vega died the next day at a local hospital.

According to police, after the shooting, Rivera pulled and waited for the police.

Rivera was booked in Pima County Prison and charged with a weighted assault with a deadly weapon.

“After meeting Rudy’s family twice, we are deeply saddened by their loss. We are very sorry for their pain,” said Laura Conover, a lawyer in Pima County. “Until or unless the Arizona Parliament revisits gun control and self-defense legislation, PCAOs can only operate under existing legal frameworks.”



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