Teen Arrested In Shooting Death Of University Of Arizona Student

Alonzo Orosco [Photo courtesy Tucson Police Department]

Tucson – Alonzo Orosco, age 17, has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a University of Arizona student, Forrest Beckett Keys.

According to the Tucson Police Department, homicide detectives arrested Orosco on Thursday, Feb. 25. He was booked into Pima County Jail and has been charged with 1st Degree Murder and Drive-by Shooting.

Detectives are continuing the investigation and are currently seeking additional witnesses and suspects.

On February 20, 2021, just after11:00 p.m., officers from the University of Arizona Police Department responded to reports of a shooting at 1641 E. Enke Dr., a multi-story parking garage. The victim was identified as the 20-year-old Keys.

Detectives learned that Mr. Keys was walking home at approximately 11:03 p.m. when a red or maroon Cadillac sedan passed by Keys. An argument ensued for reasons unknown and soon after shots were fired.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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