PLU Community Alert – Shots Fired Near Garfield Station Apartments

Alert Type: Warning

Start Time: Apr 17, 2021 @ 12:47am

End Time: Apr 17, 2021 @ 1:24am

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is responding to reports of gunfire near the Garfield Station Apartments at Garfield St & C st. Deputies are in the area now and there is no reported threat to campus. Please avoid the area until further notice.


  • Apr 17, 2021 @ 12:52am - PCSD on scene
    Pierce County Sheriff's deputies have secured the area. The suspect was reported to have fled the scene, and no injuries have been reported.
  • Apr 17, 2021 @ 1:02am - PCSD still on scene
    Pierce County Sheriff's deputies are still in the area, investigating the scene. Please continue to avoid the area.
  • Apr 17, 2021 @ 1:24am - All Clear
    PCSD has left the area. Nothing else to report.