St. Francis Hospital advised Federal Way Police that the victim of a gunshot wound had arrived at the hospital for treatment at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Dec. 4.
Federal Way Police determined that the shooting had occurred in Tacoma and advised the Tacoma Police Department. The crime scene was located in the 3600 block of Marine View Drive.
The victim, a 17-year-old male, was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the hospital. The Tacoma Police Department is investigating the death. Detectives are interviewing witnesses. The scene is being processed. The investigation is ongoing at this time. The Medical Examiner will identify the victim when appropriate.