Suspect arrested after man found shot to death in Lacey field

Lacey police have arrested a suspect after a man was shot and killed on July 3. 

At about 11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a man who had gunshot wounds in a field in the 5400 block of 50th Avenue Southeast, just south of Rainier Vista Park.

According to police, multiple people reported hearing an argument before shots were fired. 

When officers arrived, they performed life-saving measures on the man but he died from his injuries. 

Investigators said the incident appeared to have started in a neighborhood and moved to the field near the park.

The 19-year-old suspect was arrested on July 7 near his home in Centralia without incident. He was booked into Thurston County Jail on second-degree murder.