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Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation - Wallowa, Oregon
05/22/2009
Mona Williams, District Attorney
Wallowa County District Attorney's Office
Phone: (541) 426-4543 ext. 26

On Thursday, May 21, 2009 at approximately 8:45 p.m., Wallowa County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police officers responded to 308 North Pine Street in Wallowa regarding a report of a male performing acts of Public Indecency.
 
While the officers were attempting to take the male into custody, the male produced a handgun. During a struggle, the male was fatally shot by an Oregon State Police Trooper.
 
The deceased's name is being held pending notification of next of kin. The names of the involved officers in the incident are not being released at this time.
 
The investigation is being conducted by Wallowa County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police in accordance with Senate Bill 111. Wallowa County District Attorney's Office is assisting with the investigation.
 
No further details are being released at this time pending approval through the Wallowa County District Attorney's Office.