Front Page Detectives
BREAKING NEWS

Argument leads to shooting, killing on Washington highway, police said.

argument leads to shooting man dead shutting down highway in washington
Source: Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Unsplash

Oct. 26 2021, Published 2:17 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email

An argument between two men on a Washington highway led to a shooting that left one person dead, police said.

Article continues below advertisement

Around 3 a.m. on Oct. 24, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said a shooting was reported on a highway in Graham, Washington.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a 28-year-old man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound, officials said.

Article continues below advertisement

There were about 20 people gathered around the scene and they told police the shooter fled the scene and went inside a house.

Officials said witnesses informed deputies that an argument led up to the shooting.

MORE ON:
Murder

Medical personnel attempted life-saving measures on the victim, but he died at the scene, deputies said.

Article continues below advertisement

The 39-year-old suspect was located inside the home and police took him into custody, according to authorities. He was booked into the Pierce County Jail and has been charged with second-degree murder, officials said.

Sheriff's deputies have not released the name of the suspect.

The incident remains under investigation.

Advertisement

Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. FRONT PAGE DETECTIVES is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.