Tacoma police withdraw from candidate shooting probe

6/6/2022 8:59:00 PM

Tacoma PD will hand over the investigation into a May 30 shooting involving Republican Pierce County Council candidate Josh Harris.

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The police department in Tacoma, Washington, will hand over the investigation into a May 30 shooting involving Republican Pierce County Council candidate Josh Harris after the county prosecutor raised concerns about potential conflicts of interest.

Tacoma PD will hand over the investigation into a May 30 shooting involving Republican Pierce County Council candidate Josh Harris.

The News Tribune reports 47-year-old Harris says he fired his gun in self-defense as a man drove a vehicle toward him at high speeds outside a homeless encampment near Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium.Harris had told police he had went to retrieve property stolen from him when the man drove a vehicle at him.

The prosecutor’s office noted two potential conflicts of interest in the investigation: The Tacoma police union has endorsed Harris in his Pierce County Council bid, and Harris has bought suites for union members at minor league baseball games in the past.

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Harris had told police he had went to retrieve property stolen from him when the man drove a vehicle at him. The prosecutor’s office noted two potential conflicts of interest in the investigation: The Tacoma police union has endorsed Harris in his Pierce County Council bid, and Harris has bought suites for union members at minor league baseball games in the past. Each week, we share our most meaningful images as a visual account of San Antonio’s ever-evolving landscape. Harris previously made headlines for paying $300,000 to bail out three Tacoma police officers involved in the death of Manuel Ellis. on June 5, Tacoma officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire in the 1600 block of South 47th Street. His brother is also a Tacoma police chaplain. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report The Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s crucifix is seen reflected in the front doors Wednesday of the Uvalde church, where funerals were held for victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting. The other man involved in the incident was charged with assault Thursday on suspicion he drove a stolen vehicle at Harris, but those charges were dismissed Friday due to Tacoma police handing off the case, according to a news release.  "He wants me to go with him a lot," said Jeramy.

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