Unsolved Homicide - 2001

Unsolved Homicide - 2001

Victim Dale Smith

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspects responsible for the murder of Dale Smith.

At 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday July 11th, 2001, victim Dale Smith was shot and killed by an unidentified suspect during an attempted robbery in the 1500 block of Commerce St. in downtown Tacoma.  The suspect approached Smith and demanded cash, then shot the victim.

After the shooting, witnesses saw two unidentified males running away from the area heading southbound on Commerce St.  One of the suspects is described as a black male, approximately 40 years old, 5'8" tall, with a slender build and black hair worn in dreadlocks, and was seen carrying a handgun as he ran away.

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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