Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

Deadly Shooting on Northwest Side

Sent on 4/17/2017 10:37:17 PM

Today, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Foothills District deputies responded the 3500 block of West Amber Terrace for a report of a shooting. When deputies arrived, they found 21-year-old Jaisaac Sloan and 20-year-old Austin Buckshaw with gunshot wounds. Deputies immediately began to render aid, utilizing their Individual First Aid Kits (I.F.A.K.). Mr. Sloan was pronounced deceased on scene and Mr. Buckshaw was transported to Banner University Medical Center with serious injuries. Deputies learned the victims were in a camper trailer with other people when the shooting took place. The suspect pulled a gun from a backpack and began to fire. During the incident the suspected shooter was injured and checked himself into a local hospital. The Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1. You can also submit an anonymous tip, with the potential for a reward, by text, phone, or by going to 88-CRIME.org.


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