Pima County deputies investigate homicide

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30-year-old Michael Estrada Rodriguez was found shot on Thursday, April 9, 2010. By courtesy Pima County Sheriff's Department 30-year-old Michael Estrada Rodriguez was found shot on Thursday, April 9, 2010. By courtesy Pima County Sheriff's Department

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting.

Deputies were called out Thursday afternoon and found the victim, identified as 30-year-old Michael Estrada Rodriguez, dead from a gunshot wound.

Rodriguez was found lying in a parking area.

Investigators determined that several shots had been fired and three suspect vehicles were seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed.

The vehicles are described as a maroon pickup truck and a blue pickup truck headed westbound from the scene. A silver pickup truck was seen leaving in an unknown direction.

The case remains under investigation by homicide detectives.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact 911 or 88-CRIME.

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