74-year-old man arrested in connection with double shooting in Pima County

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Authorities arrested a 74-year-old man identified as Leslie Parker on suspicion of a shooting that killed one and injured another at the victims' Catalina residence on Thursday.

Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a residence near Columbus and Mainsail boulevards for a shooting, according to department spokesperson Deputy James T. Allerton.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds, Allerton said.

The man was identified as 53-year-old Paul Koch, who was pronounced dead on scene. The woman was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Parker was located at a nearby residence early Friday morning.

He was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Complex.

Reach breaking news reporter Amaris Encinas at amaris.encinas@arizonarepublic.com or on Twitter @amarisencinas.

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This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Leslie Parker, 74, arrested on suspicion of a Pima County shooting

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