Media Release: Homicide Investigation - 6555 E. Speedway Blvd. UPDATE/ARREST The Tucson Police Department Gang Unit detectives and officers from Operations Division East worked through the night and were able to identify one of the male suspects in the death of 34-year-old David Jimenez. Early this morning, the Tucson Police Department Field Response Unit (comprised of SWAT personnel) located and apprehended the suspect without incident. He has been identified as 33-year-old Cassius Brandon Mason. Mr. Mason was transported and booked into the Pima County Jail for 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping and Prohibited Possessor. His booking photograph has been provided. Detectives and officers continued the investigation throughout the day and were able to identify the additional male suspect as 29-year-old Jose Angel Alvarez. Mr. Alvarez had been booked into the Pima County Jail yesterday for unrelated charges. He was also charged with 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping and Prohibited Possessor related to the death of Mr. Jimenez. His booking photograph has been provided. The previous media release is posted below: The Tucson Police Department is actively investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon on the city’s East Side that turned fatal. On April 18, 2018, just before noon, officers from Operations Division East responded to a report of a shooting in a hotel room at 6555 E. Speedway Blvd. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male with obvious gunshot trauma. Officers utilized their Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) and summoned paramedics. Members from the Tucson Fire Department responded to the scene and took over treatment of the male. He was transported to Banner University Medical Center but later succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. He has been identified as 34-year-old David Jimenez. Next of kin has been notified. Detectives from the Tucson Police Department Gang Unit responded to the scene to further the investigation. Preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Jimenez had been inside the hotel room with friends and met with other males regarding a drug transaction. At some point, an altercation occurred and gunfire was exchanged. The males fled the room and remain outstanding. The investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released as they become available. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.