At around 2:35 a.m. on Jan 17, a 23-year-old female called to report that someone had broken into her home and shot her boyfriend.
Tacoma Police responded to the 600 block of South Steele Street and confirmed a 24-year-old male resident of the home had been shot. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
The female and 5-year-old male residents of the home were unharmed.
Two male subjects described as wearing all black clothing, entered the home, shot the male resident and took money. They then fled the area. The subjects were not located when police conducted a search of the neighborhood.
The scene was processed and the investigation is active and ongoing. Additional information will be released when available.
The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the deceased male when appropriate.