A police detective in Tacoma, Washington, was shot in the shoulder on Wednesday, according to authorities. The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. while the detective was on duty. The Tacoma Police Department confirmed the shooting on X (formerly known as Twitter), but did not provide further details regarding the circumstances leading up to the incident.
The detective was reported to be in stable condition. Following the shooting, the detective was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Reports from KIRO-TV indicate that the detective remained alert and was able to communicate with others. Later in the evening, authorities announced that two juvenile males had been taken into custody in connection with the incident.
The investigation was still ongoing and the scene remained active at the time of the report. Further details regarding the juveniles’ involvement or any possible motive behind the shooting were not provided. The Tacoma Police Department is working diligently to gather more information about the incident.
Despite the lack of details released, the department remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of their officers and the community they serve.