TUCSON, Ariz. — A man shot during an Aug. 9 home invasion in northwest Tucson has died of his injuries, and the case is now considered a homicide.

Police identified the victim as 56-year-old William “Bill” Bell.

According to police, an armed intruder shot Bell multiple times when Bell walked into a bedroom after the intruder entered the residence and demanded money.

Police say there was evidence of drug trafficking in the home and that it appears the shooting wasn’t an act of random violence.

Two other adults and two children in the home weren’t injured.

The suspect fled in a dark SUV or truck. He’s described as Hispanic, about 30 years old, 5-foot-9 and 135 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt, jeans and black boots the night of the shooting.

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