Puyallup motorist shoots man who tried to steal his car

Puyallup motorist shoots man who tried to steal his car
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PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) – Police in Puyallup says a 24-year-old driver shot and wounded a man who allegedly assaulted him and tried to steal his car.

Police Capt. Ryan Portmann tells KOMO that the driver fired in self-defense and will not likely face any charges.

The 33-year-old man suspected of attempted carjacking Friday morning was taken to the hospital. He’s expected to survive his injuries.

Both men are from Puyallup.