Investigation Underway After Man Injured During Shooting in South Bend

Deschutes Co. Sheriff's Office 

On April 4th, 2020 at approximately 9:00PM, Deschutes County 911 received a call from the area of mile post 1 on Cottonwood Rd between Highway 97 and Sunriver. The caller reported a shooting with injuries.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Sunriver Police Department Officers arrived to find a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to St. Charles Medical System – Bend by Sunriver Fire Department Paramedics with serious injuries.

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are currently on scene and actively conducting an investigation.

Since this is an active and developing investigation, limited information is being released at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Cottonwood Rd and the highway ramps have been reopened in all directions.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sunriver Police Department, Bend Police Department, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Transportation and the Deschutes County Road Department.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.
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