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Sheriff looking for man suspected of firing shot into 7-Eleven

Sheriff looking for man suspected of firing shot into 7-Eleven
This man is suspected of firing a bullet through his own truck's windshield and into an occupied 7-Eleven. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)
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SPANAWAY, Wash. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of firing a gun through the windshield of his own truck and into a 7-Eleven where he had just purchased a pack of cigarettes.

According to Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County, the suspect bought the cigarettes at a 7-Eleven in the 17400 block of Pacific Avenue South in Spanaway shortly before 2 a.m. June 16 and got back into his truck.

For some reason, he then reportedly fired a bullet through his own windshield and one of the 7-Eleven's windows, missing two customers and an employee, before driving off.

The Sheriff's Office has so far been unable to locate the suspect.

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