County employee shot and killed near Boring, Ore.

County employee shot and killed near Boring, Ore.

County employee shot and killed near Boring, Ore.

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by Evan Sernoffsky, KGW.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 6 at 1:27 PM

BORING, Ore. – The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said a county employee was shot and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Dispatchers first said officer was down after a reported shooting near Boring, Ore. Thursday morning, but according to a tweet by the sheriff's office, the victim was a county employee.

Deputies were investigating reports of an injured person just after 11 a.m. Authorities closed the Highway 224 at Southeast Bakers Ferry Road and were setting up a staging area to give more details at the Barton Gas Station.

Deputies were searching for the suspect.


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