Community reacts to Oakridge murders.

Matt Altemus has lived in Oakridge his whole life and he says something like this will change the community.

Posted: Feb 9, 2019 9:36 PM
Updated: Feb 9, 2019 9:36 PM

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"small town so everybody knows everybody... everyone's friendly it's a good environment... you wouldn't expect things like this to happen" now at members in oakridge are in shock tonight after a doubl? homicide in their plus? andy ad lib crime tape still surrounds the two homes police say are involved with a double homicide in oakridge... thank you for joining us? i'm police were called out to west second street*last night...and found two people dead... investigators were still on scene today... kezi 9 news reporter emma jerome spoke to neighbors in the area earlier today...and shares why they're still shocked by what our top story tonight. ej" i'm in oakridge where last night a homicide happened leaving two people dead. i spoke with a man who grew up here and he says it won't be easy for the community to heal" oakridge police say they got a call yesterday about a suspicious incident happening on west second street in oakridge. when they arrived on the scene they found two people dead. the suspect is now in custody and the police chief says the suspect knew the victims. mall altemus has lived in oakridge his whole life and he says something like this will change the community... matt altemus: " it's definitely going to be a negative impact on the people of oakridge... not a happy thing... it's pretty upsetting actually... such a beautiful place to live and a good community. makes you think they need to crack down" oakridge high school and oakridge elementary are less than half a mile from where the murders took place.... i spoke with the superintendent of oakridge school district and she told me that she never could have imagined something like this would happen in their community? calling
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