Suspect taken to hospital after officer-involved shooting

Police responded 400 block of Broadway Street in Springfield at 9:07 p.m. to reports of a disturbance in the neighborhood.

Posted: May 31, 2021 4:06 AM
Updated: Jun 1, 2021 3:07 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore -- Springfield Police say a suspect was taken to the hospital late Sunday night following an officer-involved shooting.

Police responded 400 block of Broadway Street in Springfield at 9:07 p.m. after receiving reports of a disturbance in the neighborhood. Officials would not elaborate on the disturbance, but they did say they located a male suspect and attempted to take him into custody.

They say he was uncooperative and a physical fight began before he was shot.

The suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers involved in the incident were treated for minor injuries.

The Lane County Interagency Deadly Force Investigation Team is now investigating the use of force in the incident.

If anyone has any additional information, they are asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.

This is a developing story.

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