Wanted for Murder
Pierce County Sheriff’s detectives need your help to locate homicide suspect Eric Contreras. A felony warrant has been issued for Contreras’ arrest for Murder in the 1st degree.
At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday November 2nd, 2013, victim Victor Zaldivar was shot and killed after attending a birthday party at a house on 40th Ave. E. in Tacoma. Detectives learned that several uninvited guests arrived at the party and had a dispute with the victim and his friends when they were told to leave. The uninvited guests walked away from the party, then later ambushed and shot the victim when he left the party.
Detectives have identified the shooter as Eric Contreras and a warrant was issued for his arrest. A handgun was used by Contreras in the shooting, which has not been recovered; Contreras should be considered armed and dangerous.
Eric Contreras is hispanic male, 22 years old, 5’6” tall, 180 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. He is known to frequent Tacoma and Lakewood.
Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.