Unsolved Homicide - 2017

Unsolved Homicide - 2017

Victim James Timmons

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 45-year-old James Timmons.

At 2:25 a.m. on Saturday November 4th, 2017, Tacoma Police responded to a 911 call from a witness who reported hearing shots fired near S. 66th St. and S. Tyler St. in the City of Tacoma.  

When officers arrived they found victim James Timmons on the sidewalk in front of the Manitou Apartments; Timmons was suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound and later died from his injuries.

Detectives have learned that Timmons was staying at a residence less than 3 blocks from where the homicide occurred.  The victim reportedly often walked around the neighborhood playing the game Pokemon Go and was well known by young people living in the Manitou Park area.

Victim James Timmons was not known to be involved in illegal activities and did not have any known enemies.  Detectives are looking for information on any possible suspect(s) or motive(s) for the homicide.

Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.
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