Deputies were first called to the shooting in Spanaway, at a bar near Mountain Highway and SR 507, around 1:21 a.m. Witnesses told them a person had been shot at a concert, but the victim got in their car and left.
The car was found just a half-mile up the road, and the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
No suspect has been identified in this shooting.
A half-hour later, deputies were called to another bar shooting in Graham, near 224th and Meridian Avenue. When they arrived, the suspect sped off on an ATV into a nearby field. Deputies found the victim, a 26-year-old man, dead from a gunshot wound.
Believing the suspect to still be in the field, deputies used thermal imaging to locate him. With the help of a K9 unit, they found and arrested the suspect and recovered his gun.
The suspect was booked into the Pierce County Jail for first-degree murder.
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