Suspect shot, killed by Clackamas County deputy
A suspect was shot and killed by a Clackamas County deputy early Monday morning, June 7, after a vehicle pursuit and a short foot chase in Happy Valley.
The names of the person who was killed and the involved deputy were not immediately released.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says a suspect led a deputy — who is assigned to the city of Happy Valley — on a vehicle pursuit shortly after 2 a.m. on June 7. The chase ended near Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Eagle Glenn Drive, where the suspect exited the car.
After getting out, the suspect tried fleeing on foot, but a short ways away, the deputy fired his gun and struck the suspect. The sheriff's office did not clarify if the suspect had fired any shots off.
Lifesaving measures were administered but the suspect died at the scene.
Deputies reportedly recovered a handgun near the suspect. They also discovered the suspect had been driving a stolen car.
According to the sheriff's office, an investigation into the incident is being led by the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team in collaboration with the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office.
Southease 122nd Avenue was closed between Alexa Rose Lane and Imperial Crest Street during the early stage of the investigation.
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