TUCSON, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A student is dead following a shooting at a parking garage last Saturday.
Campus police responded to a call of shots fired at the Cherry Avenue Garage near the McKale Center basketball arena around 11 p.m.
At the scene, police found the student with gunshot wounds, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
UArizona identified the victim as Forrest Keys. a Lower Moreland Township Education Association class of 2019 Alumnus.
We are all deeply saddened over the tragic loss of one of our students, Forrest Keys, Saturday night. Forrest was a gifted young man. He was a sophomore majoring in communication, and he was a new member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. #UAZWeeklyBrief— #BearDownMaskUp (@uarizona) February 22, 2021
Tucson Police Department said it's investigating a backstory that led to a fight between the suspect and victim.
The name of the student wasn’t immediately released.
University President Robert C. Robbins sent out a letter saying, “there is no indication that the campus community is in danger at this time.”