Crime

Crime

16-year-old sentenced to 12 years for fatal shooting outside store

Trevion Tucker, 16, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Brandon Morris outside a Tacoma convenience store. Prosecutors said Morris, who wasn’t part of a gang, was mistakenly hit during a retaliatory gang shooting in May 2015. Tucker was one of six young men convicted in connection to Morris’ death.

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Gunshots send 5 victims to Tacoma hospital early Saturday

Two people were found shot at South Ninth and Pacific Avenue early Saturday just as bars and nightclubs were closing. Three more gunshot victims showed up at the hospital about the same time. Police are not sure whether the victims were injured in the same incident.

Crime

‘Cops’ rides again with Pierce County deputies

“Cops,” the long-running television show that rides along with law enforcement, recorded a segment with Pierce County sheriff’s deputies that will air 8 p.m. Saturday on Spike. The segment features deputies Shane Masko and Nick Jankens, spokesman Ed Troyer announced in a news release Thursday.

Crime

Judge rules Thurston County man must go back to Western State

Farokh Jalil-Al-Ghadr, a Thurston County man who has been in jail for more than three times the maximum sentence for his alleged crime, will return to Western State Hospital for competency restoration treatment. Jalil-Al-Ghadr has been found competent, and then incompetent, to stand trial multiple times since his November 2015 arrest. Judge James Dixon said he believed the defendant could still become competent to stand trial.

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FBI talks about arrest of Tacoma homicide suspect and his extradition to U.S. from Mexico

FBI Special Agent Terry Postma and supervisor Kelly Smith talk about the apprehension of Gabriel Indelicio Nevarez in Mexico, and his extradition back to the United States. Nevarez was charged in the 2007 fatal Tacoma shooting of Kyle Grinnell. He appeared in court Friday.
FBI talks about arrest of Tacoma homicide suspect and his extradition to U.S. from Mexico 2:53

FBI talks about arrest of Tacoma homicide suspect and his extradition to U.S. from Mexico

Nathen Terault sentencing 2:21

Nathen Terault sentencing

Boy killed with machete; uncle suspected 1:51

Boy killed with machete; uncle suspected

Family of hammer attack victim speaks 0:59

Family of hammer attack victim speaks