Arrest made in 2002 Tucson homicide

Carlos U. Martinez
Carlos U. Martinez

An arrest has been made in the 2002 shooting death of 21-year old Francisco Moreno. On March 3, 2002, Tucson Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex located at 5600 South Midvale Park Road. Upon arrival, they located Mr. Moreno inside an apartment with gunshot trauma. He was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Homicide Detectives obtained a felony warrant for 18-year old Carlos U. Martinez for 1st Degree Murder days after the incident. On October 25, 2013, Mr. Martinez, now 30 years old, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Mariposa Port of Entry. He was booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail. He has since been transported and booked into the Pima County Jail.