One man shot in leg in Tacoma shootout

Staff writerMay 1, 2013 

One man was shot in the leg early this morning in a Tacoma alley, police said, and the investigation has a Tacoma elementary school on lockdown.

A half a dozen people called 911 around 2:20 this morning to report that several people were shooting in an alley at South 37th Street and South Thompson Avenue.

Officers arrived and found a victim shot in the leg. He is expected to survive.

Whitman Elementary is on lockdown while police investigate.

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