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Tag: Greenwater


UPDATED: Stranded snow machiners expected to spend second night in mountains near Greenwater

UPDATE: Press release from Akers - “It sounds like crews are still fighting the elements trying to reach the two individuals stranded on or near Blowout Mountain. The woman is apparently showing signs of hypothermia setting in and the crews are doing the best they can to get to her. As of about 10:15 p.m., one crew was about 1 mile from their location. Another crew had to turn around due to the conditions and the fact that one or more of the volunteers took a tumble after the ground gave way as they were walking along a ridge. There

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Suspect detained in homicide near Greenwater

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting death of a man overnight on a forest road near Greenwater.

A man who called 911 told deputies that the other man, who was with him in a car, had pulled a knife, said the sheriff’s office. The man who reported the death said he shot the man in self-defense.

The two King County men, both with criminal histories, had been partying together earlier Tuesday night.

The incident occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m.

The shooter is being detained for questioning, the sheriff’s office said.