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Woman killed near Bend, person of interest held

Deschutes County deputies were called to a sparsely populated neighborhood at about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Posted: Jan. 16, 2019 4:06 PM
Updated: Jan. 17, 2019 11:11 AM

BEND, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman is dead and a person of interest is in custody following a report of shots fired north of Bend.

KTVZ-TV reports Deschutes County deputies were called to a sparsely populated neighborhood at about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson says a woman was found lying in the street still alive but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.

Nelson says the person of interest wasn't immediately taken into custody but wouldn't say whether there was a standoff.

No further information was immediately available.

A Tri-County Major Incident Team is investigating.

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