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Sex offender wanted for Tacoma shooting turns himself in

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:45 pm with 7 Comments »
October 17, 2011 9:01 pm

A 19-year-old convicted sex offender wanted for shooting and injuring a man over the weekend turned himself in to Tacoma police tonight.

Brian David Rivas surrendered at police headquarters.

The shooting occurred about 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 5400 block of South J Street.

Witnesses told police that Rivas arrived at the victim’s home looking for him and was talking to the victim and a woman on the front porch when Rivas pulled a gun out of his jacket and shot the man in the head.

The victim is expected to survive.

Rivas is a transient and has a criminal record that includes first-degree rape of a child, according to a bench warrant for his arrest.

Leave a comment Comments → 7
  1. weethepeople says:

    Let’s see, 19, convicted of rape of a child (I would think is a serious crime). Why is he out????? How do we protect ourselves if they won’t lock these people up and keep them there? I hate to think we’re headed back to a time where we now have to carry guns. Sad.

  2. TaylorTwoTimes says:

    let me guess it was a white male?

  3. ejkimber says:

    Nope Taylor Two Times…He is hispanic

  4. puyallup_leon says:

    He will go away for awhile this time.

  5. rawdibob says:

    Hmm, I wonder if he will request protective custody along with his 3 hots and a cot?

  6. dster420 says:

    That’s why we need to have a 1 strike-you’re out! law… I’m talking about any rape of any child, NO “extenuating circumstances” bs, lock these FREAKS up!! FOREVER!!

  7. rawdibob says:

    Smile and be Happy. This criminal will punish the taxpayers for $MILLION$.

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