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Police investigating after storeowner fatally shot in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Tacoma, according to the Tacoma Police Department.

Just after 1 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 3500 block of South Ainsworth Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound.

Tacoma police identified the man as the owner of The Little Store, a convenience store.

Officers attempted life-saving measures, but the man died at the scene.

Detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide. There is no suspect information at this time.

This is a breaking news story.