Man arrested after 2 roommates shot dead near Olympia

November 18, 2018

LACEY, Washington (AP) — Police outside Olympia are investigating a double homicide after finding two roommates dead inside a home.

Authorities in Lacey have arrested and charged another resident of the home with murder.

Police got a call Saturday afternoon about people screaming at the house. Officers say a woman told them her boyfriend wasn’t allowing her back inside.

A 24-year-old man came outside and told responding officers two other roommates may have been injured and were still inside.

Officers entered the home to find the two roommates shot. Paramedics pronounced them both dead. Police arrested the 24-year-old.

Neighbor Kobe Reed told KOMO-TV he’s in shock after hearing what happened. He says he the roommates were friendly to him and he didn’t know they were having problems.

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