Oregon trooper wounded in traffic stop; suspect dead

Oregon trooper wounded in traffic stop; suspect dead

Oregon trooper wounded in traffic stop; suspect dead

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by Evan Sernoffsky, kgw.com staff

NWCN.com

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 29 at 6:14 PM

THE DALLES, Ore. – A suspect is dead after an Oregon State Police trooper was wounded Thursday afternoon east of The Dalles during a traffic stop along Interstate 84.

Just before 1:30 p.m., the officer was wounded in a “trooper-involved” shooting, said Gregg Hastings with Oregon State Police.

A suspect was detained at the scene, Hastings said. Interstate 84 was closed at Biggs Junction between mileposts 105 and 109.

Additional law enforcement was en route to the scene.


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