Crime warrants issued for 2 teens after employee killed in Tacoma cookware store robbery

Authorities have identified two teenagers as murder suspects after a cannabis store worker was killed in an armed robbery earlier this month.

According to the Tacoma Police Department, detectives need help locating 16-year-old Montrell Hatfield and 15-year-old Marshon Jones.

Although these two suspects are minors, FOX 13 News is showing their photos and using their names due to the deadly nature of the crime and the continued threat to the public: police describe them as dangerous and believe these two are related to at least 10 similar people. cannabis store robberies in our area.

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On March 19, Hatfield and Jones robbed the World of Weed pot store on the corner of E. 32nd Street and Portland Avenue at gunpoint. An employee was fatally shot during the robbery, according to Tacoma police detectives.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Anonymous tipsters can receive up to $1,000 for information that leads authorities to an arrest.

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