Woman flees after Beavercreek altercation
Police are looking for a woman who fled a crime scene in a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon following an altercation involving a gunshot and taser attack in Beavercreek.
On Sunday, May 13 just before noon, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported shooting at 21391 S. Upper Highland Rd. in Beavercreek, according to a CCSO press release.
Upon arrival, deputies learned there had been an altercation between the homeowner, the homeowner's ex-girlfriend and the ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, per the press release.
There was a struggle over a gun, and the new boyfriend, Joseph Scott Mendoza, 34, a transient, was reportedly shot.
The ex-girlfriend, Helen Dandrea, 40, a transient, allegedly tased the homeowner and then fled the scene in the homeowner's vehicle, a 1996 brown Buick Regal with Oregon license plate VDW350, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Clackamas Fire paramedics responded to treat the victims. The new boyfriend, Mendoza, was transported via Life Flight with a gunshot wound.
The homeowner, who police have not identified publicly, was transported by ambulance to the hospital for evaluation following the taser attack, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Clackamas County Homicide and Violent Crimes detectives and Crime Scene investigators responded to process the crime scene and conduct interviews, per the press release. Apparently new information may emerge as they continue their investigation.
Police are seeking tips in locating Dandrea, who is considered armed and dangerous. She has ties to Gresham and Portland. The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who knows her whereabouts to call 911.
Those with other information on the case may contact the Sheriff's Office tip line in reference to CCSO Case number 18-13878 by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp.