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A shooting in a car killed an 18-year-old man in Lakewood, police say

Lakewood police are investigating a shooting Monday night that left an 18-year-old man dead.

Officers were called about 8 p.m. to a convenience store near 100th Street Southwest and Lakewood Drive Southwest.

They found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Julllien Alan Scott Suzuki of Tacoma.

Police said a man drove Suzuki to the convenience store after the shooting and waited for police to arrive.

Two unidentified men fled on foot.

Officers tried unsuccessfully to locate them with a K-9.

The shooting occurred in the vehicle, but detectives have not released information about what happened or who shot Suzuki.

Stacia Glenn covers crime and breaking news in Pierce County. She started with The News Tribune in 2010. Before that, she spent six years writing about crime in Southern California for another newspaper.
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