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Woman fatally shot while driving in Tacoma is identified

Woman shot and killed in Tacoma's North End

Tacoma Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd said a woman was shot near the corner of North 7th and Junett streets early Friday morning Nov. 11, 2016.
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Tacoma Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd said a woman was shot near the corner of North 7th and Junett streets early Friday morning Nov. 11, 2016.

A woman fatally shot while driving on a residential Tacoma street was identified Tuesday as 23-year-old Morgan Deines.

She died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police said she was shot about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the 2900 block of North Seventh Street.

The car continued for about a block after she was wounded and came to rest against another vehicle.

Investigators haven’t identified any suspects and had no updates to release Tuesday, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

Alexis Krell: 253-597-8268, @amkrell

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