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Press Release
September 08, 2010
Oregon Army National Guard soldier involved in fatal shooting
The 22-year old man identified by Vancouver Police as shot during an early morning
altercation with police officers on Sept. 7, 2010 in Vancouver, Wash., was a member of the Oregon Army National Guard for two years.

Vancouver Police positively identified the deceased as Nikkolas W. Lookabill, an Oregon Army National Guard Specialist attached to the 3-116 Cavalry, based in Woodburn, Ore.

Lookabill joined the Oregon Army National Guard in 2008, and participated in
the recent deployment by the Oregon Army National Guard's 41st Infantry
Brigade Combat Team to Iraq, from May 2009 to May 2010. Over 3,000 troops
deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The Oregon National Guard has a reintegration team which provides
post-mobilization support to Soldiers and their families. Their mission is
to actively assist demobilizing Oregon National Guard members in
transitioning back to their families, jobs or schools and their local

The Vancouver Police Department is the lead agency for the ongoing
investigation. As more information becomes available it will be released by
their office. Links to their most current releases are below.

Contact Info: Stephen Bomar
Capt., Public Affairs
Oregon Military Department
Kim Kapp
Vancouver Police Department Information Officer