Unsolved Homicide - 2006
Victim Jamie Bunta
Pierce County Sheriff’s detectives need your help in identifying a witness and the suspect(s) responsible for a homicide on Tuesday June 20, 2006.
At 11:55 p.m. in the westbound lanes of State Route 512 near Pacific Ave., witnesses saw two vehicles speeding down the highway and heard several gunshots being fired. One of the vehicles exited the highway toward Pacific Ave., then crashed into the parking lot of Fox’s nightclub in Parkland.
Witnesses saw an unidentified man run from the passenger side of the vehicle, and found 19 year-old victim Jamie Bunta in the driver’s seat, deceased from a gunshot wound.
The suspect vehicle is described as possibly a white sports car or a burgundy Bonneville, and was last seen driving on SR 512 toward South Tacoma Way. Detectives believe the vehicle may have bullet holes on the passenger side.
Victim Jamie Bunta was driving a silver 4-door Acura, and the passenger who ran from his car is described as a black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5'7 to 5'9, thin build, with his hair in dreadlocks.
Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.