Parkland double shooting under investigation, suspect allegedly fires back at police

Police are investigating after two victims were shot inside a home in Parkland on Tuesday. Authorities say the suspect shot back at officers before turning the gun on himself.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office (PCSO), deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the 9700 block of S Croft St. at around 9 a.m.

The PCSO says a man and a woman were shot inside a residence while Tacoma Police were recovering a stolen vehicle. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The suspect, who has not yet been identified, shot back at deputies and officers.

At 1:15 p.m., the PCSO announced that the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities say the Tacoma SWAT Team used a drone to locate the suspect. After seeing him dead, authorities moved inside to clear the home. 

Detectives and forensic investigators are at the scene, and they are urging the public to stay out of the area.


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