A 17-year-old found dead in Fife Monday morning has been identified as Cameron Wilson, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Wilson’s cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest; his death was ruled a homicide.
Federal Way Public Schools issued the following statement regarding Wilson, who was a Todd Beamer High School senior:
“We are saddened by the news that one of our students was found deceased as a result of an incident that took place off campus this past weekend. We send our condolences to the student’s family, friends and loved ones.”
Fife police were dispatched at 12:34 a.m. on May 13 to the scene — 12 minutes after a report of a single gunshot that was heard in the area, according to a press release from Fife Police Department. The teen’s body was found in a parking lot near Pacific Highway East and Willow Street and he was pronounced dead on scene.
Officers searched the scene but were unable to locate the source of the shots or any other victims in the area.
The Metro Pierce Cooperative Cities Crime Response Unit is conducting this investigation.
There is no suspect information at this time, according to Fife police. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call 253-896-8287.