UPDATE: MAJOR CRIMES ACTIVATED TO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN REEDSPORT
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
UPDATE 03/09/2021 11:45 PM
REEDSPORT, Ore. - Negotiators with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Crisis Negotiations Team had been negotiating with the armed suspect in the vehicle attempting to de-escalate the situation for several hours. At 10:44 p.m., shots were fired at the scene. The suspect, whose name is being withheld at this time, was pronounced deceased by EMS personnel.
The Douglas County Major Crimes Team has been activated and will take over the investigation.
No further information is expected to be released tonight.