2 dead in murder-suicide at home near Tacoma, deputies say

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Two men are dead in a murder-suicide overnight at a home near Tacoma, officials with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said.

Detective Ed Troyer said a woman called 911 at 1 a.m. Saturday to report a shooting in the 7500 block of Vickery Avenue East in Pierce County.

The 35-year-old woman reported her estranged husband had come to her boyfriend’s house and shot him and then shot himself, authorities said.

When deputies arrived, they found the woman’s 40-year-old estranged husband, from Bremerton, dead with a gunshot wound to his head and a pistol next to him. Officers also found the woman’s 44-year-old boyfriend dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

Troyer said the woman was staying the night at the house.

The woman was uninjured.