Early Tuesday morning six people in a Honda on Tacoma’s East Side. They’d spent most of the evening drinking and partying. At some point, an argument erupted between two people in the car. Both had guns. Around 1am, shots were fired in the car. The car crashed into a fence in the 6200 block of McKinley Avenue. One woman was injured and 20-year-old Tristan Dillard was dead from a gunshot wound to the head.
At this time the shooter has not been arrested as it is being determined whether or not the shooting was self-defense. Police say that the shooter is being entirely cooperative.
This is the thirteenth Tacoma homicide this year. From the sounds of things, this was a tragic incident that should not have happened. As always, the comments section is reserved for those who knew the victim and want to share their memories of him.
– Jack Cameron
Tristan is the father of my cousin’s daughter. It breaks my heart that her little girl has to grow up not knowing her father, as well as his son.
love you lil bro!
This case will be figured out.
Theres Not A day That Goes By That I Don’t Think of Him, He Was My best Friend And I Was The God Mother Of His Baby Girl, I Seen Him 3 Days Before He Died But Now It Feels Like A Lifetime Since I’ve Seen Him.
Thinking if you