Officer-Involved Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Just after 7:15 p.m. Tuesday night, Springfield police responded to a call from 4082 C St. reporting a suicidal man with a gun to his head. Officers learned the suspect had threatened at least one woman with the handgun. As officers were arriving, the suspect reportedly fired a round from the handgun … Continue reading »

Accused Shooter’s Attorney Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — More details are surfacing from the fatal shooting that happened on Bob Straub Parkway in Springfield last Wednesday. Springfield police say they’re still conducting the investigation but they have made progress on a few details. The crash which happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday night on Bob Straub Parkway involved two drivers, … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Deadly Shooting in Springfield

UPDATE: Springfield police say the man who was found dead of a gunshot wound after a crash on South 57th and Bob Straub Parkway Wednesday night was 53-year-old David Paul Crofut. They also found the other driver involved, Gerald Strebendt, at the location. According to investigators, Strebendt was driving a new, unlicensed black GMC Denali … Continue reading »

UOPD Ready to Respond in Emergencies

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department wants students to know they’re prepared to act fast in emergency situations. On Tuesday, a student at Purdue University was killed when authorities say a gunman walked onto campus. This is just the latest in a string of campus shootings on middle, high school, and college … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Arrest Made Following Shooting

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police have made an arrest in connection to a late night shooting on Tuesday at the Westwood Lumber Company in Cottage Grove.  The Lane County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Emily Sattig admitted to opening fire on the lumber mill’s caretaker. Investigators say she went to the mill with the intent of killing the victim … Continue reading »

Amber Alert Canceled; Toddler Found Safe

GRESHAM, Ore. — Gresham Police canceled and deactivated a state-wide Amber Alert Saturday evening after a shooting suspect was taken into custody and his 2-year-old daughter was found safe. Police say 36-year-old Joshua Cavett was a suspect in a  shooting incident at a Gresham-area apartment. Just after 11:30 a.m., Police were called to Holly Ridge … Continue reading »

Sen. Merkley’s Experience at Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was among the lawmakers ducking for cover when those shots rang out at the nation’s capital, Thursday. Sen. Merkley says he just finished a meeting at the Capitol and was walking on an outside back to the Senate office buildings. He was with two other senators when he … Continue reading »

SPD Investigates Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police is investigating a shooting that allegedly is over the attempted theft of medical marijuana. Police say they responded to the home at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, in west Springfield. Richard Allen Kelly was lying in a neighboring yard, with a single gunshot wound. Police say they took the gun from … Continue reading »

OSP Investigate Merlin Shooting

MERLIN, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a shooting Friday night. It says one person received a non-life threatening injury. OSP says around 11:30 p.m., troopers and detectives responded to the reported disturbance and shots fire at 6160 Monument Dr. Preliminary investigation indicated several adult males drove to a residence and … Continue reading »

Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are searching for a suspect after reports of an assault in west Eugene Monday afternoon. Police responded to a call near the corner of Royal Avenue and Echo Hollow Road. Neighbors say they could hear the screeching of tires as a car sped off. Police say this block has seen violence … Continue reading »

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