Police: 2 people found dead in vehicle after shots fired near Tacoma Mall

Published: Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 3:23 AM

Two people were found dead in a vehicle near the Tacoma mall, authorities said.
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Two people were found dead in a vehicle near the Tacoma mall, authorities said.(DodgertonSkillhause/Morguefile)

Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a vehicle in a Washington state parking lot Friday evening.

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At about 5 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired in near the Tacoma Mall. Gunshots were reported coming from a vehicle in the parking lot. 

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Police said when they arrived at the scene, they went to the vehicle and saw two people who appeared to have gunshot wounds and were unresponsive. 

Fire officials said the two people were pronounced dead. 

The investigation is ongoing.