Incident Summary:

01/17/2013: An explosive device detonated outside of the Tacoma Community Justice Center in Tacoma, Washington, United States. There were no damages or injuries resulting from the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201301170006

When:
2013-01-17

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Washington

City:
Tacoma

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Washington State Department of Corrections
Specific Description Tacoma Community Justice Center
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A homemade explosive device was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Small bomb explodes outside WA Corrections office," The Associated Press State & Local Wire, January 18, 2013.
"Small Homemade Bomb Explodes Outside Tacoma DOC Office," Targeted News Service, January 17, 2013.