Alleged Stalker Arrested For Shooting Death Of Woman On I-19 Near Green Valley

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facebook post of motherTUCSON – A Santa Ana, California man, Mateo Dina Zavala, is in custody in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old Marilynn Patricia Pacheco from Tucson.

Ms. Pacheco, an adult male, and a 3-year-old girl were shot while they were traveling on I-19 near Green Valley on Saturday, June 29.

Zavala was booked into the Pima County Sheriff’s Office Jail for 1st degree homicide, endangerment, 3 counts aggravated assault and 1 count drive by shooting.

According to authorities, on Saturday just after 5 p.m., Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers responded to reports of shots being fired between two vehicles on northbound I-19 near kilometer 65 (Esperanza Blvd).

Ms. Pacheco was pronounced deceased after being transported to Banner UMC.

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