2 men found dead in car, Pierce County deputies say

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Deputies found two people dead inside a car Monday morning in University Place.

Police were called around 5:30 a.m. to a welfare check on 63rd Street West, according to Pierce County Det. Sgt. Gary Sanders.

Sanders said when deputies arrived, they found two men dead inside the car. Both had gunshot wounds.

Deputies were investigating this as a double homicide.

Sanders asked the public in the area to check their security cameras for any footage between 4 and 6 a.m. that shows any suspicious activity:

"Detectives are looking for info on any suspicious persons or vehicles seen in the area - especially if you may have seen 2 men running north of homicide scene near Alameda Ave, 56th St, Cirque Dr W. Please check your security cameras in this area between 4 am and 6 am."

No further details were immediately known. Detectives are investigating.