Police investigating suspicious shooting death

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Tucson Police are calling the shooting death of a 19-year old woman suspicious. Ariana Portugal was shot to death in the 900 block of West King Street on Saturday, November 15, at about 3 a.m.

The victim's boyfriend called police to report that Ms. Portugal had shot herself. Investigators say the boyfriend told them that Ms. Portugal was visiting him at his house when she picked up a gun and it discharged while she was handling it. The boyfriend was not injured. Detectives are continuing to investigate the events that led up to the shooting.