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November 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Man fatally shot in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County — A man was fatally shot in the chest at a Lakewood apartment complex Monday night, according to the Lakewood Police Department.

Police found the man shot outside of a unit’s front door just before 10 p.m. at the Greenwood Apartments on the 5300 block of San Francisco Avenue Southwest, said Lt. Chris Lawler. Police and West Pierce Fire & Rescue responders performed CPR to try to save the man, but he died at the scene.

Police do not know where the shooter is or have a description yet, Lawler said. Homicide detectives are interviewing witnesses at the scene to find out more about what happened.

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