Shooting outside rave in Washington injures at least 8, police say

Multiple shots fired in alley behind private venue in Tacoma, Washington, police say

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Gunfire erupted outside a rave in Tacoma, Washington, early Sunday, leaving at least eight people injured after an argument broke out, authorities said.

The shooting took place in the 4500 block of South Tacoma Way near South 56 and South 58 Streets, the Tacoma Police Department said.

A large crowd of people were attending a rave hosted at a private venue when an argument broke out in an alley behind the event, and multiple shots were fired, police said. 

Police initially said seven victims were injured in the shooting but later announced that an eighth victim was injured during the incident later Sunday morning. All known victims were in stable condition at that time.

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It was unclear what led to the argument or how many people were involved in the altercation. No arrests were immediately made, and no suspect descriptions were released.

Part of South Tacoma Way in Tacoma, Washington, was expected to remain closed for several hours on Sunday as the shooting investigation continued.

Part of South Tacoma Way in Tacoma, Washington, was expected to remain closed for several hours on Sunday as the shooting investigation continued. (Tacoma Police Department)

South Tacoma Way was expected to remain closed between South 52 and South 56 Streets for several hours as police continued to investigate the shooting.

The shooting unfolded early Sunday in an alley behind a private venue that was hosting a rave for a large crowd in Tacoma, Washington, police said.

The shooting unfolded early Sunday in an alley behind a private venue that was hosting a rave for a large crowd in Tacoma, Washington, police said. (Tacoma Police Department)

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Fox News Digital reached out to Tacoma police for more information but did not immediately hear back.