Tacoma Police are asking for the public’s help finding Raphael Smith following the murder of Kevin Young at the King Oscar Motel on South Hosmer Street. A murder warrant has been issued for the 32-year-old Smith.
"If you see him, or know of him, do not approach him. He should be considered armed and dangerous,” said Officer Naveed Benjamin. Detectives say Smith and three other people who are already in custody killed the 41-year-old Young with a shotgun during a robbery on Aug. 21.
Marcus Boykin, 30 and Aron Skaro, 32, have both been arraigned in Pierce County Court for the shooting death and a woman has been arrested. If you know where Tacoma police can find Smith, call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-tips. All calls are anonymous and there is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his capture.
Smith is one of the fugitives that will be featured on Watch Washington’s Most Wanted on Friday night, Sept. 5, at 9:30 on JOE TV and a new time slot of 11 p.m. on Q13 FOX.