9OYS Crime Watch

Police asking for help in locating person of interest

CREATED Feb 5, 2013

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  • Photo of Robert Anthony Vasquez courtesy of South Tucson Police.

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

SOUTH TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - South Tucson Police are asking for the help of the public in locating a person of interest in homicide investigation.

Sgt. Jeff Inorio tells KGUN9 they have identified Robert Anthony Vasquez, 20, as a possible suspect in a homicide investigation.

Jacob Leon, 20, was shot and killed in a homicide January 12 near 10th Avenue and 29th Street.

Vasquez may be living on the East Side of Tucson in the Lakeside Park area, said Inorio. He is know to have gang affiliations and to carry weapons.

If anyone has any information regarding the location of the suspect is urged to contact 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME or South Tucson Detectives at (520) 917-1583 or Lt. Inorio (520) 622-0655.