Third teen shot in Tacoma in less than a week

A teen was injured Sunday night in a shooting in Tacoma, police said. 

Before 5:45 p.m., officers closed North Pearl Street between North 44th Street and North 42nd Street for a shooting investigation.  

Police said a 16-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. His condition is unknown.

The roadway reopened after midnight. 

This marks the third shooting of a teen in Tacoma in less than a week. Last week two separate shootings left a 14-year-old boy dead and antoher teen injured.