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Tuscon Cartoonist Shines in National Spotlight

The week's news has been dominated by the tragic shooting in Arizona that seriously injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and killed six people. In a split-second, Arizona Daily Star cartoonist David Fitzsimmons found his hometown thrust into the spotlight.

From speaking on CNN during the breaking moments of the tragedy to defending Sheriff Clarence Dupnik's comments, Fitzsimmons has covered this story from all angles from the place he's best suited: his drafting table.

Here is Fitzsimmons' week in cartoons, in chronological order: