Crime

Man fatally shot in Tacoma’s Lincoln District identified

A 32-year-old Tacoma man shot to death early Sunday in the Lincoln District has been identified as Michael Ward Jr.

No one has been arrested for the slaying.

Police said Monday they have no new information to release about the shooting, which took place about 4 a.m. near South Yakima Avenue and 39th Street.

Officers responded to a report of gunfire and found Ward’s body.

Police detained and questioned about 20 people leaving a nearby nightclub but officers said they are uncertain whether the shooter went inside after the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tacoma police at 253-798-4721.

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