TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Tucson police say a man fatally shot his neighbor in self-defense after an argument turned physical.
Police Sgt. Pete Dugan says the incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday inside the man's garage.
According to Dugan, the man and 25-year-old Denario Thompson got into a verbal altercation.
Police say when it became physical, Thompson allegedly pulled out a handgun. The homeowner then pulled out a handgun as well.
The two exchanged gunfire and police say Thompson ended up being struck multiple times.
The homeowner was not injured.
Firefighters transported Thompson to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Dugan says the initial investigation indicates the homeowner was acting in self-defense.
He did not say what started the fight.
The Pima County Attorney's Office will review the case.
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