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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Incident on 5/15/2023 near the 3600 block of 112th Street Southwest in Lakewood, WA

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity and the cause and manner of death of the man who died as the result of this incident.

Name: Joseph Smith

Age: 70 Years

Of: Lakewood, WA

Cause of Death: Multiple gunshot wounds

Manner of Death: Homicide

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