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By Audrey DeAnda
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
September 20, 1999

A man pointed a gun at two UA students early Thursday morning and shot at their car, police reports stated.

The students said they were driving on East Sixth Street when a red truck began tailgating them, reports stated.

At Sixth and North Euclid Avenue, the driver of the truck leaned out the window and pointed a pistol at the students, reports stated.

According to reports, the man shot three times at the street in front of the student's car and then sped off north on Euclid.

The students took down the truck's license plate number and reported the incident to a Tucson police officer on patrol near Dirtbag's, 1800 E. Speedway Blvd., reports stated.

After the students reported the incident, they were driving on Sixth when they noticed a university police officer had stopped a red truck.

According to reports, the officer had stopped the truck after he saw it driving over 50 mph on Sixth.

Police searched the truck since it matched the description of the vehicle in the shooting incident, reports stated.

According to reports, police found a brown leather holster under the passenger's seat. The driver said he used to have his grandfather's gun in the vehicle.

The students confirmed the identification with police by comparing license plate numbers that the truck was the same vehicle involved in the incident, reports stated.

Police later found two shell casings in the dirt shoulder of Sixth, reports stated.

The investigation is being handled by the Tucson Police Department.

Police went to a campus-area bar early Thursday morning after someone brandished a gun during a fight, reports stated.

An officer went to Dirtbag's, 1800 E. Speedway Blvd., after residents of Babcock Hall, which is directly across the street, reported that a man was being chased by several people after a fight reportedly occurred at the bar, reports stated.

According to reports, witnesses said the men were running north on North Campbell Avenue toward the University Medical Center.

Police noticed a man near the main entrance of the hospital with a torn shirt and bloody hands that matched the description of the gunman, reports stated.

The man said he was with his friends at the bar when they got "jumped for no reason" by four guys, reports stated.

The man said he was a border patrol agent and that he was armed, reports stated.

Police took the man's pistol and credentials, reports stated.

According to reports, police interviewed another man involved in the fight.

He said a fight broke out at the bar and then a man pulled out a gun after it was over, reports stated.

He later identified the man as the subject police found near the medical center, reports stated.

Police turned the men over to Tucson Police Department.

A UA employee reported an unknown woman in a UA building Thursday morning, reports stated.

The employee arrived at the Salt Center Annex, 1103 E. Helen St., at about 7:30 a.m. and noticed a woman standing in the hallway, reports stated.

The woman asked the employee if the building was the "Pesticide Center," reports stated.

According to reports, the woman took off her clothes and showed the employee scabs and wounds all over her body, reports stated.

The woman said the wounds were from someone trying to poison her, reports stated.

According to reports, the employee told the woman to go see a doctor.

When the woman became "loud and vocal," the employee asked her to leave, reports stated.

A UA employee reported the tires of her car slashed Thursday morning while it was parked in a university lot, reports stated.

The employee said she parked her 1997 Plymouth Neon in a lot at North Vine Avenue and East First Street at about 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, reports stated.

When she returned on Wednesday afternoon, the car's two front tires were slashed, reports stated.

The employee said this is the first time her tires have been slashed, reports stated.

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