BETHANY, Ore. -- What started as a welfare check ended up with one man taken to the hospital.

According to Sgt. Vance Stimler a sheriff's deputy was checking on a man at the Bethany Meadows Apartments.

The 50-year-old man who was being checked on opened the door and stabbed one of the deputies at the door. One of the two deputies then fired at the man who was shot and taken to the hospital.

The deputy who was stabbed was not hurt badly.

Deputies have not released any names.

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