Who was Erin Jones? University of Arizona Student Killed in Off-campus Shooting

Erin Jones was a 20-year-old student of the University of Arizona who was shot dead in Tucson early Sunday.

The shooting was reported around 1:40 a.m. near Country Club Road and Speedway Boulevard on April 28.

Twenty-year-old Erin Jones was found outside a home and was taken to the hospital where she died shortly after arriving.

As officers were on the scene investigating, another victim was found inside a car. The woman was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

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A teen girl and man were also injured in the shooting and are being treated at the hospital after arriving in a personal vehicle. They’re both expected to be OK.

“As some of you may already be aware, our Wildcat community suffered a tragic loss early this morning with the off-campus death of sophomore Erin Jones. Our deepest sympathies go out to Erin’s family in California and across the country, her friends, and her classmates in Tucson and Newport Beach, who are absorbing the heartbreaking news today,” Arizona University President Robert C. Robbins said in a statement.

“I have spoken with Erin’s family and offered the University’s full support, and we will continue to be there for them. At the appropriate time, we will share information with the community regarding plans to honor her life and memory.

“The Tucson Police Department, with support from the University of Arizona Police Department, is leading the investigation and will provide further details when they have been confirmed. This incident occurred at an off-campus gathering attended by University students. We will share only information that law enforcement has confirmed and does not jeopardize the integrity of their investigation,”

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