Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Shooting in Mescal

Sent on 2/18/2016 4:53:20 PM

This morning, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Rincon District deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 15000 Block of South Lovell Road in Mescal. When deputies arrived, they discovered 25-year-old Thomas Nordseth with a gunshot wound and 89-year-old Robert Loaisiga at the residence without injuries. Mr. Nordseth was transported to a local trauma center, where he succumbed to his injuries. The Homicide Unit responded to the location and took over the investigation. It is unknown what the circumstances were that lead up to the shooting. The investigation is ongoing. More information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.


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