Unsolved Homicide - 1999

Unsolved Homicide - 1999

Victim Tealano Trujillo

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Tealano Trujillo, a 24 year-old man from Tacoma.

At 4:00 a.m. on September 17th, 1999, victim Tealano Trujillo awoke to sounds of a prowler breaking into a vehicle parked outside of his residence in the 6400 block of S. Puget Sound Ave. in the City of Tacoma.  Trujillo went outside and chased after the prowler, who had stolen a stereo from Trujillo's vehicle.

Tealano Trujillo returned to his residence a short time later with his stolen stereo, and was standing on his front porch when multiple shots were fired at him by unidentified suspect(s).

Detectives are looking for any information on the identity of the car prowler(s), who is believed to be a likely suspect in the shooting.

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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