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Lane County Deputy shot near Cottage Grove; in stable condition

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Mugshot: Carlos Roa Mugshot: Carlos Roa
COTTAGE GROVE, OR (KPTV) -

A Lane County Deputy is recovering after being shot near Cottage Grove Friday evening.

Officials say deputies were responding to a shots fired call when a suspect began shooting at them.

One deputy was shot and taken to the hospital. He is now in stable condition.

Deputies report they returned fire, but the suspect ran away.

Lane County Sheriff's Deputies later located Carlos Roa early Saturday morning in the same area as the incident.

Deputies say Roa was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment of an apparent gunshot wound. 

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the injured deputy is an 18-year veteran with the department.

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