After speaking with several complainants who called 911 for the disturbance, detectives were able to determine that there was a vehicle associated to the crime scene. Detectives served a search warrant on the vehicle and a nearby residence and located further evidence leading to the arrest of Gomez. He was booked into Pima County Jail on one count of 1st Degree Murder.
On the evening of December 11, 2018, 29-year-old Adriel Daniel Gomez was arrested for the murder of 19-year-old Leonardo Gonzalo Frausto Jr.
On December 09, 2018, just before 4:00 a.m., Tucson Police officers were dispatched to a fight in the area of South Headley Road and West Valencia Road. Officers located Leonardo Gonzalo Frausto Jr. in a courtyard area with obvious signs of trauma. Officers immediately began rendering aid and Tucson Fire personnel responded and transported the victim to Banner University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased shortly after their arrival.