• Investigation underway after man stabbed, killed in Tacoma

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    A man is dead after being stabbed Thursday afternoon at the intersection of South 10th and South L streets.

    Tacoma police said a person called about 1 p.m. to report a man had been stabbed and needed medical aid.

    When officers arrived, they called for medics to treat a 39-year-old man who had suffered a puncture wound, authorities said. The man was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

    Detectives called to the scene interviewed several witnesses.

    Police did not give any information on a suspect or suspects.

    The victim's identity will be released by the Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office.

    Police are asking anyone who saw the stabbing or has information about the incident to call 911.

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