Family wants answers in weekend shooting death of Green Valley man

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The family of a Green Valley man is demanding answers. Francisco Antonio Gastelo, 35, was shot and killed early Sunday morning in a parking lot just south of the University of Arizona.

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting.

The family and friends of Francisco Gastelo are grieving and sharing memories about their loved one.

Dozens gathered Sunday at the parking lot where officers found him lying on the ground.

 

Francisco's aunt is pleading for help in finding who's responsible.

Margie Gastelo says her 35-year-old nephew, Francisco Gastelo, was like a son to her, "I raised him for many years after his mom passed away."

Francisco had gone to the wildcat football game Saturday night with some friends. 

Just after midnight, police received calls of gunshots fired at a parking lot near 7th Street and Park Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found Francisco lying on the ground.  He later died at the hospital.

Margie says her nephew, who had one daughter, wasn't a violent person and didn't have a criminal background.

"He didn't have no enemies. My nephew's the kind of person who didn't have enemies. He was not affiliated with any gangs," said Margie.

Now Margie's pleading for someone to come forward, so that another family doesn't lose a loved one so tragically.

"Somebody has to know something.  Somebody has to have seen something that we don't know. Please, that's all I'm begging for, that's all our family wants and justice for whoever did this to my nephew who did not deserve this," said Margie.

Witnesses say they saw a white pick up truck leaving the scene as well as a beige 1979 Chevrolet coupe which might belong to the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.