August 25, 2016

Sheriff: Redmond Police car strikes man who was pointing gun at motorists

From the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office:

On Aug. 25 at approximately  12:51 p.m., Redmond Police Officers responded to the area of Canal Blvd near the Redmond St. Charles Medical Center for an armed subject. Multiple callers reported to 9-1-1 the subject was armed with a handgun and was pointing it at passing motorists. 

Officers made contact with the subject who was still in possession of an apparent firearm. Sometime after the initial contact, the subject was struck by a Redmond Police Department patrol car. The suspect was seriously injured and was taken to Redmond St. Charles Medical Center for treatment. No bystanders or officers were injured. 

The incident is under investigation by the Tri-County Major Incident Team with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office as the lead investigating agency. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office through dispatch at 541-693-6911. No further information will released at this time. The public is asked to avoid the area around Redmond St. Charles Medical Center due to law enforcement activity.




1 comment:

Mayme said...

How do we know he wasn't defending himself? Can't people have guns?