Washington County sheriff's deputy fires at armed Aloha resident
A Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy fired his gun during a standoff with an armed Aloha resident late Saturday.
No one was injured and the resident was taken into custody.
Breck Carter, 39, is charged with one count of harassment, three counts or unlawful use of weapon, and three counts of menacing.
The name of the deputies were not immediately released. The Washington County Major Crimes Team is leading the investigation.
According to the WCSO, the incident began when deputies responded to a neighbor dispute in the area of Southwest Cascadia Street and Southwest Cascadia Court in Aloha.
The caller stated that his neighbor, Carter, was on his property after being trespassed the day prior by deputies. When deputies arrived, Carter ran inside his home. When deputies knocked on his front door, Carter presented a firearm and pointed it at several of them through a window.
The deputies backed away and attempted to contain the home while waiting for the Washington County Sheriff's Office Tactical Negotiations Team (TNT) and the Crisis Negotiations Unit (CNU).
At 10:39 p.m., a deputy on containment observed Carter point a firearm at him through a window, the Sheriff's Office reported. The deputy shot through the window at him. No one was struck when the deputy fired his weapon.
Crisis negotiators were able to contact Carter and he was taken into custody at 12:53 a.m. on Sunday. Deputies transported him to a local hospital for treatment for what they described as an unrelated injury. Carter was then lodged at the Washington County Jail.
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