Road rage may have lead to the death of a Tacoma teenager

Tacoma — Tacoma Police need help identifying the people responsible for the murder of a 16-year-old boy.

On Jan. 15 at 5:15 p.m., a person reported that a car had crashed in the 4300 block of North Pearl Street. Officers arrived and determined that the driver had been shot and killed, according to Tacoma police.

The teenager was driving a 2001 BMW and officers believe he may have been racing or involved in road rage incident with a dark, four-door sedan with tinted windows, the report said.

Detectives are looking for information about the sedan, the people in the car, and what led up to the shooting.

They are offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and all callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-222-TIPS.