Tacoma On Pace For Record Shooting Deaths

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Two men were killed in separate shootings in Tacoma.

Both incidents are being investigated as homicides, adding to a running tally that puts the city and Pierce County on pace for the highest recorded number of killings in recent history.

Initial dispatch calls on the first shooting came at 11:17 p.m. Saturday.

Police found shell casings but no victims.

Later, a man with gunshot wounds was off at Tacoma General Hospital.

He died from his injuries.

The second reported shooting came at 2:49 a.m. Sunday.

Officers a man on a sidewalk.

He had been shot.

Officers started life-saving measures, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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