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Man shot to death on Tacoma street has been identified

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The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs 2017 Crime in Washington Annual Report details crimes against persons, property and society statistics from agencies that serve about 92% of the state.
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The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs 2017 Crime in Washington Annual Report details crimes against persons, property and society statistics from agencies that serve about 92% of the state.

A man shot to death in Tacoma early Sunday has been identified as 38-year-old Lawrence Jeffries.

Police were called to the 2000 block of East 44th Street about 2 a.m. after neighbors reported hearing gunshots.

Officers found Jeffries lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he died.

Nobody has been arrested.

Police have not released details about the investigation or what led up to the shooting.

Stacia Glenn covers crime and breaking news in Pierce County. She started with The News Tribune in 2010. Before that, she spent six years writing about crime in Southern California for another newspaper.
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