Tacoma man fatally shot in motel identified

A Tacoma man fatally shot Thursday in a local motel has been identified as 41-year-old Kevin Young.

No one has been arrested in is death.

Young’s girlfriend called 911 just before 6 a.m. to report the shooting, which happened in a room at King Oscar Motel, 8820 S. Hosmer St.

Young was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

Police declined to release details about the shooting or what led up to it.

“The investigation is ongoing,” police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.