16-year-old shot, killed while sitting on front porch in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — A 16-year-old boy was brought to a hospital in critical condition after he was shot in Tacoma Tuesday afternoon has died.

According to Tacoma Police, officers responded about 12:40 p.m. to a “shots fired” call in the 4600 block South J Street.

That’s where they found 16-year-old Jamone Pratt with life-threatening injuries. The News-Tribune reports he was shot while sitting on a front porch. He was taken to Tacoma General Hospital, where he later died.

Police have not named a suspect or motive.

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