Shooting Investigation Underway on McGrath Road

Deschutes Co. Sheriff's Office - 01/16/19

On January 16, 2019 at 11:01am, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting at 64800 block of McGrath Road.  Deputies arrived to find an adult female who had been shot.  Lifesaving efforts were attempted, but the woman died at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, two DCSO K9 Teams, and a DCSO patrol drone responded to the scene.  DCSO has been assisted at the scene by the Oregon State Police, Bend and Redmond Police Departments, Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, the Bend Fire Department and the Deschutes County Road Department.
There is no continued threat to the community.

DCSO detectives are on scene investigating and being assisted by the Tri-County Major Incident Team.  DCSO Search and Rescue drones are also at the scene to assist with video and mapping.  The Oregon State Police Crime Lab is also responding to assist with the investigation.

The community should expect extended road closures in the area.