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OSP Lead Investigation of Fatal Pendleton PD Involved Shooting
06/27/2008
Dean Gushwa, District Attorney
Umatilla County District Attorney's Office
Office: (541) 278-6270

A La Grande man was fatally shot by a Pendleton police officer after an armed confrontation just after noon Thursday in Pendleton.
 
DEVERON W. SCHREINER, age 38, was armed with a semi-automatic handgun during the incident. He died of a single gunshot wound at the scene.
 
The Oregon State Police are leading the investigation, pursuant to the recently created Umatilla County Deadly Physical Force Plan. Assisting in the investigation are elements of the Major Crimes Team, including personnel from the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office, Pendleton Police Department, Hermiston Police Department, Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratory, and Umatilla County District Attorney's Office.