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Police investigate fatal shooting of 19-year-old in Ruston

October 11, 2021 GMT

RUSTON, Wash. (AP) — A man was shot and killed in Ruston Saturday night, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

Police were dispatched to Yacht Club Road in Ruston at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday after a 911 caller reported that a man had been shot in the area, the News Tribune reported.

Tacoma and Ruston police arrived and provided first aid to the 19-year-old man, but he eventually died at the scene, said Sgt. Darren Moss with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

The county has a contract with the city of Ruston to handle its homicide investigations, Moss said.