15-year-old boy shoots Tacoma gas station employee, police say

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TACOMA, Wash. – An employee was shot by a 15-year-old outside an AMPM in South Tacoma on Friday afternoon, Tacoma police said.

Tacoma police spokesperson Loretta Cool said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting, which happened shortly after 2 p.m. in the 8200 block of Pacific Ave.

A 15-year-old boy was in custody.

Cool said it appears a group of people arrived at the gas station together, then got in an argument. The argument led to shots being fired.

A 49-year-old man who works at the gas station came out and was shot.

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