Man shot dead on Tucson street

TUCSON- On May 1, 2021, just before 5:00 p.m., officers from Operations Division West were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of E. Waverly St. Officers located an adult male with obvious signs of gunshot trauma in the roadway and local residents rendering aid to the victim. Officers immediately took over rendering aid until Tucson Fire personnel arrived.

The victim was transported to Banner University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as 30-year-old David Scott Anderson.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit were notified and responded to continue the investigation. Several interviews were conducted and evidence was recovered at the scene. Detectives determined that Mr. Anderson had been walking in the area of N. Fremont Ave. and E. Waverly St. A short time later a gunshot was heard and Mr. Anderson was located in the roadway. Detectives are continuing the investigation and are seeking additional witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous. Additional details will be released as they become available.


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