Hobert Clark

Hobert Clark

Update: Homicide suspect Hobert Clark was arrested by Pierce County Sheriff's Office deputies and detectives in east Pierce County. The investigation is ongoing.

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Our previous story is below. 

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A nationwide felony warrant has now been issued for the arrest of Eatonville homicide suspect Hobert Wayne Clark, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.

He’s wanted for first-degree murder, second-degree assault, first-degree assault and first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm after allegedly gunning down Paul Warner during an arugument at a property on 35th Street East in the Eatonville area on Sunday, July 28.

“Clark reportedly demanded that the victim vacate the property where he was staying, then shot the victim at close range with a shotgun,” according to the sheriff’s office. “Clark pointed the shotgun at a witness and threatened him, and fired a shot toward another witness before fleeing the scene on a white sportbike motorcycle.”

Hobert Wayne Clark is a 25-year-old white male standing 5-foot-10 and weighing about 200 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He has extensive violent criminal history and is considered armed and dangerous, according to the sheriff’s office.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered by Crime Stoppers for information that leads directly to the arrest of Clark. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Anonymous texts can be sent using the P3 Tips app.

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