South Sound News

Man found dead in bushes after sounds of gunfire in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — A man who died from an apparent gunshot wound was found in some bushes in Tacoma Thursday morning.

At 7:44 a.m., Tacoma Fire Department medics were called to the 2000 block of East Wright Avenue for a report of someone in the bushes who was not moving.

The body of man with what appeared to be a gunshot wound was found.

Tacoma police officers were summoned and neighbors in the area told officers they heard gunshots at about 3 a.m., but did not call 911.

Detectives and crime scene technicians are at the scene.