TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma police are investigating a homicide that took place early Saturday morning near downtown.
A woman called 911 at around 2:08 a.m. Saturday and said she was driving a man with a gunshot wound to the hospital, but she was having car trouble near the 1400 block of St. Paul Avenue.
Officers arrived on the scene and found an unresponsive man on the ground. They immediately began life-saving measures. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The victim is a 37-year-old man.
The caller left before police got to the scene, according to the Tacoma Police Department.
Detectives and crime scene technicians are investigating. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers are 1-800-222-TIPS.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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