Man Firing Gun in Troutdale Shot by Deputies

On Saturday February 18, at approximately 1:40am, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputies received a report about an armed male subject firing a weapon at windows near a business at the 25100 block of Southeast Stark in Troutdale.

Employees in the business were advised to stay down and inside to be safe from this subject. MCSO Deputies and Gresham Police Officers responded and contacted the subject. Deputies gave verbal commands to drop a weapon. As the situation developed, a deputy fired his duty weapon, striking the subject. Medical care was immediately rendered to the male and he was transported to Emanuel Hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The subject was subsequently discharged from the hospital and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and other crimes.

The deputy who fired his weapon has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, per standard protocol.

The East County Major Crimes Team and the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office are leading this investigation. The investigation is on-going. Investigators are interviewing witnesses, processing the crime scene, and collecting surveillance video.

No other members of the community, deputies, or officers were injured as a result of this incident.

As part of this investigation, the Sheriff’s Office will conduct an internal review of the entire incident, including the initial response, resources requested, tactics used, and post shooting actions.

Source: MCSO

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