Suspect arrested after infant grazed by bullet in Lakewood

Mar 26, 2023, 9:20 AM | Updated: 10:33 am

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Update 10:27 a.m.:

A suspect has been arrested for an alleged shooting at a Lakewood apartment complex Friday evening that left an infant injured.

The infant remains in the hospital and is in stable condition.

A 40-year-old was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail late Friday night. The arrest stemmed from an unrelated incident for a felony offense not affiliated with the shooting incident, according to police.

The suspect faces charges of attempted murder, three counts of first-degree assault, and first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. The suspect is a neighbor of the victim. Detectives are still working to identify a motive for the shooting.

According to police, there are no other suspects involved in the shooting, and there is no threat to the public.


An infant was grazed by a bullet and hit by broken glass after a shooting Friday night in Lakewood.

Lakewood Police responded to a shooting in the 8900 block of Gravelly Lake Drive shortly after 6:30 p.m.

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The infant was taken to Mary Bridge Hospital and police weren’t sure if the infant or the family was the target. Police say the infant suffered minor injuries.

There is currently no information on the suspect.

Detectives are investigating the incident.

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Suspect arrested after infant grazed by bullet in Lakewood