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1 dead, 1 injured in shootout at Kent apartment complex

One man was killed and another injured after a shootout early Friday at a Kent apartment complex, according to police.

Officers were called about 3 a.m. to the Row Apartments in the 25400 block of 98th Place South after someone reported hearing gunshots.

They found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A K-9 search of the area found another man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

He was found near the football field at Kent-Meridian High School and taken to a nearby hospital.

Detectives have not said what led up to the shooting but said they believe the two men knew each other.

The victim has not been identified.

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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