- Associated Press - Saturday, March 19, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tucson police have identified a shooting victim who was killed after a confrontation in a trailer park.

Police spokesman Pete Dugan said Friday that 30-year-old Ricardo Navarette-Torres was holding a machete when he was shot.

The incident occurred Thursday around 11 p.m.

Police found Navarette-Torres with clear signs of gunshot trauma.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Dugan, Navarette-Torres was holding a machete when he approached a man and a woman who were in a car on their way to another residence.

Investigators say they did not know Navarette-Torres.

A confrontation took place and the man, who was driving, pulled out a handgun and fired at the victim.

The man, who has not been identified, was taken into custody.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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