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Shooting in Sumner-Orting valley

East Pierce Fire and Rescue responded to the report of a shooting at 7:49 a.m. this morning, Jan. 5.

The incident occurred in the Sumner-Orting valley at the 14000 block of 96th Street East. The residence is located off of state Route 162 between Sumner and Orting, according to Battalion Chief Rick Goetz.

The victim was shot at least once and suffered other injuries as well. He was transported to an area trauma center, Goetz said.

Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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