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Arizona woman shoots sex offender with long criminal record who is breaking into her home

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 1/24/2024
At 2 PM on August 11th, 54-year-old Sandra Tracy shot and killed Jayson Magrum, who is a registered sex offender with an extensive criminal record, who was breaking into your Three Points, Arizona home. Three Points is a rural unincorporated, thinly populated area of about 5,500 people about 30 miles southwest of Tucson. Houses are very spread out.

A man deputies say was shot to death while trying to break in to a woman’s home in a rural area near Tucson last week was a registered sex offender who lived nearby, records show.

Jayson Magrum, 43, was shot dead Aug. 11 when the Pima County Sheriff’s Department says he was trying to get into a house in Three Points, about 30 miles southwest of Tucson.

Sandra Tracy, 54, was home alone when the incident occurred.