Police arrest suspect in fatal Tacoma shooting

Police arrest suspect in fatal Tacoma shooting

TACOMA, Wash. — An arrest was made Thursday in a deadly shooting in Tacoma earlier this week.

Before 10 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report of a shooting in a motel room in the 8800 block of South Hosmer Street.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive man. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 32-year-old Joshua Moore-Hughes.

On Thursday, detectives identified the suspect as a 33-year-old man and arrested him.

He will be booked into the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of murder and unlawful possession of a firearm.