Police release photo of person of interest

Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

4d298690e3324_preview-300 Local law enforcement is asking for your help in identifying the person of interest they want to talk to following Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson. Police release photo of man 'possibly associated' with suspect:

Police are seeking a man who was seen at the shopping center where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot and may possibly be associated with the suspect who is in custody.

He is described as Caucasian, 40 to 50 years old, dark hair and was wearing blue jeans and a dark blue jacket, according to the police media release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 911, 88-CRIME or the FBI at 791-6974.

UPDATE: Detectives with the Pima County Sheriff's Department have interviewed the "person of interest" in Saturday's mass shooting and have cleared him of any wrongdoing. Authorities clear man called 'person of interest' in Giffords shooting case:

The man, a cab driver, told detectives he gave Jared Loughner a ride to the Safeway and they entered the store together so Loughner could obtain change to pay his fare, said Bureau Chief Richard Kastigar.

Records substantiate the driver dropped Loughner off at 9:59 a.m., Kastigar said.

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