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Tag: Drive-by shooting

Feb.
10th

No one injured in overnight drive-by shooting outside business on South Hosmer

A drive-by shooting overnight happened outside a business in the 8600 block of South Hosmer Street, according to Tacoma police.

Officers said several suspects entered the business and were asked to leave by workers there.

When the suspects didn’t go, the workers called police.

Before officers arrived, shots were fired from a vehicle outside and multiple people inside the business fled in different vehicles, according to police.

Officers found one of the fleeing suspect vehicles parked outside a residence in the 7400 block of Cushman Avenue, they said.

The people there were detained, interviewed, identified and released. No one was injured,

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Jan.
22nd

Firearms were different in non-injury drive-by shootings Sunday on SR 16 and I-5, troopers say

UPDATE as of 3:25 p.m. The State Patrol is treating the shootings as separate incidents, trooper Guy Gill said. The only connection between them is the similar times and close locations, he said.

INITIAL POST: A minivan shot on eastbound state Route 16 by North Jackson Avenue and a sedan shot on northbound Interstate 5 in Tacoma Sunday were hit by different firearms, troopers said today.

No one was injured in either shooting.

The SR 16 shooting happened about 4:15 a.m. between North Jackson Avenue and the eastbound Tacoma Narrows bridge.

The full-size sedan was shot multiple times about 30

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