Coolidge homicide suspect arrested in Tucson

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COOLIDGE, Ariz. -- A man who is a suspect in a homicide at a Coolidge restaurant was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Tucson.

Coolidge police were called to Demetris Pizzeria & Grill, 818 N. Arizona Blvd., for a shooting just before 2 a.m. on Sunday.

When officers arrived they found a man in the parking lot with gunshot wounds. First responders administered CPR and the victim was transported to Florence Anthem Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Robert Lee Calvin III, 20, of Coolidge.

Police said the suspect, Jason Anthony Wright, also of Coolidge, took off from the scene on foot. Coolidge police officers and Pinal County sheriff's deputies searched the area, but they could not find him.

At about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Wright was taken into custody in Tucson. He was booked into the Pinal County Sheriff's Department for second-degree homicide.

Police have not released any information about what led up to shooting or the relationship between Calvin and Wright.