Man fatally shot in Parkland

Man fatally shot in Parkland

Deputies are investigating after a man was fatally shot in Parkland over the weekend.

Deputies are investigating after a 32-year-old man was fatally shot in Parkland over the weekend.

According to investigators, the man’s body was found on a roadway near 106th Street East and A Street before 1:30 a.m.

When deputies arrived at the scene they found the man, who was later identified as John Willie Smith IV, with multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

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Neighbors had reported hearing gunshots at about midnight.

Smith lived a block away from where the shooting happened, investigators said.

Deputies are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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