On May 10th, 2019, Sahuarita Police officers responded to a local restaurant in the 18000 block of I-19 Frontage Road, reference a male employee who pointed a handgun at a female coworker. The assault with the weapon happened in an adjacent parking lot while asking her if she wanted to die. Investigation revealed the crime occurred during the evening hours on May 09, and that the incident was witnessed by multiple bystanders.
Through investigation officers and detectives were able to identify the suspect as 18 year old Amado resident Emmanuel Munoz. The suspect was located at a residence, near the 2200 block of North Avenida Tabica in Sahuarita, where he was arrested. Emmanuel Munoz was later booked into the Pima County Jail for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Threats and Intimidation, and Endangerment.
On May 11th, 2019, a search warrant associated with these crimes was executed at a residence, near the 28000 block of South Royal Drive in Amado. Two handguns were located during the search of this residence, both were collected as evidence.
This case is still currently under investigation and if anyone has additional information please contact SPD by calling 911, 88CRIME, or the SPD Tip Line at 344-7847.