News Release from Marion Co. Sheriff's Office
FlashAlert: April 7th, 2017 3:27 PM
investigation into today's events is still continuing and being lead by the
Oregon State Police. The Sheriff's Office can confirm that the deputy involved
in today's events sustained minor injuries and is expected to make a full
This is currently an active investigation and the Sheriff's
Office is not prepared to release any further details. The Sheriff's Office is
turning all additional media communication over to the Oregon State Police.
Today at 12:16 p.m. a deputy with the
Marion County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a vehicle on Boones Ferry Road
NE near Highway 99 near Woodburn. At some time during the interaction the
vehicle struck the deputy and shots were fired. During the altercation the
deputy did suffer injuries from being struck by the vehicle and he is being
treated at a local hospital.
Pursuant to the guidelines set forth in
Senate Bill 111 the Marion County Sheriff's Office has asked the Oregon State
Police to be the primary investigating agency. There are no additional details
at this time.
Primary PIO Phone: 503. 584. MCSO (6276)
Information Officer Lt. Chris Baldridge
Cell Phone: 503.930.0579
On Twitter: @MCSOInTheKnow