TUCSON – A Tucson woman shot and killed two men attempting to break into her home on the eastside of town on Wednesday.
According to Tucson Police, they received a 911 call at 3:45 a.m. The woman called to say she heard noises coming from her backyard, in the 4700 block of East Duncan Street, near Grant and Swan.
While investigating the sounds, she found two young men trying to break in and confronted them. She shot both of them.
According to Tucson Police, one of the young men, identified as 18 year-old Corey Teixeira, was pronounced deceased on scene. Officers began rendering aid to the second male, 18 year-old Ali Mohamed, until Tucson Fire arrived. Once on scene, Tucson Fire continued medical treatment and transported Mohamed to Banner University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Shortly after arrival, he was also pronounced deceased.
Tucson Police detectives have confirmed the break-in was not a random act, and it appears to be a drug-related home invasion.
According to sources, the victims recently graduated from Cienega High School.