Tacoma Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd said a woman was shot near the corner of North 7th and Junett streets early Friday morning Nov. 11, 2016. David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
Tacoma Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd said a woman was shot near the corner of North 7th and Junett streets early Friday morning Nov. 11, 2016. David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com

Crime

Woman fatally shot while driving in Tacoma is identified

November 15, 2016 01:11 PM

UPDATED November 16, 2016 02:37 PM

A woman fatally shot while driving on a residential Tacoma street was identified Tuesday as 23-year-old Morgan Deines.

She died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police said she was shot about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the 2900 block of North Seventh Street.

The car continued for about a block after she was wounded and came to rest against another vehicle.

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Investigators haven’t identified any suspects and had no updates to release Tuesday, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

Alexis Krell: 253-597-8268, @amkrell

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