Suspect arrested in homicide of 22-year-old Pierce County man

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PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Department arrested a man suspected of killing a relative Monday morning.

According to deputies, the homicide happened on 97th Ave Ct E in the South Hill area.

Investigators said the victim is a 22-year-old man believed to be a relative of the suspect.

Deputies were also investigating the death of an elderly woman in a drive-by shooting early Monday in Eatonville.

These overnight homicides make 14 in Pierce County so far this year. That's more than there were in all of 2017 combined, according to Detective Ed Troyer.

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