Contractor fatally shot after argument over tile work pricing, deputies say

SPANAWAY, Wash. — A 52-year-old contractor is dead after an argument with a homeowner led to a shooting Saturday afternoon in Spanaway, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said.

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of 150th Street South.

Deputies said the contractor was doing tile work for a 62-year-old homeowner and an argument over pricing occurred.

The homeowner allegedly shot and killed the contractor.

The 62-year-old homeowner was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail for murder.

The investigation remains ongoing.