Two dead in separate shootings in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — Police are investigating after two people were fatally shot in separate incidents in Tacoma.

In the first shooting on Sunday night, police were called to the 9100 block of South Alaska Street at about 9:14 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found an unresponsive teenager and performed lifesaving measures until medics arrived.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Police did not share the age of the victim.

It is not yet known what led to the shooting.

Police said they don’t have any suspect information.

The second shooting happened a few blocks away at an apartment complex on South 93rd Street near South Ash Street shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Tacoma police were called to reports of gunshots and arrived to find a man dead inside a car in the parking lot.

Police set up a wide perimeter there and crime scene technicians are combing the area for clues.

No suspect information has been released.

It is not yet known if the shootings are related. Both are being investigated as homicides.

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