VENETA Ore. — One man and one woman are dead after a standoff in Veneta, one of whom was believed to be suicidal.
More than 20 units from multiple agencies responded to a home on Jake Street in Veneta Wednesday morning after reports of a suicidal person. The initial call came just before 6 a.m. Lane County sheriff’s deputies and Florence Police responded, along with two armored trucks from Lane County.
The identities of the two victims will be released after families are notified.
Veneta Elementary School was put on lockdown as a precaution during the event.