Man arrested in connection with drive-by shooting in Tacoma

Staff writerMay 27, 2014 

A 31-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday for allegedly shooting up the Tacoma home of a man who used to date his girlfriend.

The incident started about 8 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Tyler Street.

Police said the shooter drove by the victim’s house, stopped and fired at least five shots after the victim came outside and yelled at him.

The victim was not struck. He took his young son and went to a family member’s house in case the alleged shooter came back, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

Neighbors called 911 about 11 p.m. to report that a man in the passenger seat of a silver car had fired multiple rounds at the house.

No one was injured in either shooting.

Officers arrested the alleged shooter just before 3 a.m. and recovered a gun believed to be used in the shootings.

The men have argued in the past and the alleged shooter has threatened to kill the victim before, Cool said.

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