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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Pierce County Council candidate defends decision to fire gun at suspected car thief 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.During a rally Saturday in San Antonio, a woman holds a sign listing schools that have experienced gun violence to express solidarity with the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.KIRO 7 News Staff June 06, 2022 at 2:36 pm PDT Four teens were arrested after a shooting that struck several houses in Tacoma on Sunday, according to the Tacoma Police Department.is reopening.
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.
Prosecutors will be able to refile charges at the end of a new investigation. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio) cries while discussing the victims of the mass shooting that happened in his district last week. A second home reported bullets came through their living room, near where the residents were sitting. Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett made the request to hand over the investigation to Tacoma Police Chief Avery Moore on Friday. Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives have agreed to investigate the case. Credit: Bria Woods / San Antonio Report Amy Bohmann and her husband Jonathan Bohmann go for a Saturday morning sail in Woodlawn Lake. Share . The teens – a 13-year-old boy, a 15-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy – were arrested without incident and were all booked for assault.