Suits’ Meltdown-O-Meter: Tacoma sees 34 homicides in less than a year

Sep 7, 2022, 9:21 AM | Updated: 2:40 pm
(Mark Boss via Unsplash)...
(Mark Boss via Unsplash)
(Mark Boss via Unsplash)

This shooting marks the day that Tacoma has exceeded 2021’s astounding homicide total with a thirty-fourth victim. And there are three months left of 2022:

This story may as well be every large city in the Pacific Northwest, but it’s not being tracked regionally. Here at Meltdown-O-Meter, I’ll rectify that so nothing falls through the cracks and we realists can face the day-to-day tragedy that the combination of deadly fentanyl combined with police flight makes our lives measurably worse.

The complex Missing-Teen-Turned-Hitman story from last week in the South Sound still has authorities shaking their collective heads in disbelief. I broke it down on Wednesday morning.

Formerly missing teen charged with murder: new details of the night of his disappearance emerge

For instance, the sixteen-year-old alleged killer was the son of the victim’s ex.

It actually gets more complicated.

Listen to The Bryan Suits Show’s breakdown of the alleged teen murder case along with other local and international news here:

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Suits’ Meltdown-O-Meter: Tacoma sees 34 homicides in less than a year