ASU student shot, killed in Tempe

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by Natalie Rivers

azfamily.com

Posted on October 18, 2010 at 1:22 PM

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe police are investigating a shooting death near Arizona State University.

According to police, Zachary Marco, 21, was shot at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of Rural Road and University Drive.

Marco was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead a short while later at the hospital.

Marco was a student at ASU.

No word from police on a suspect description.

Police are following up on information from the scene regarding two black males who may have been involved in the incident, but fled before officers arrived on scene.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. No word on a motive.

Tempe police are asking anyone with any information on the shooting to contact the police department at 480-350-8311 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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