Authorities investigating officer-involved shooting in Wilsonville

Published: Feb. 14, 2023 at 1:27 PM PST
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WILSONVILLE Ore. (KPTV) - An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting in Wilsonville Tuesday.

Deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:30 p.m. after being contacted by Wilsonville police. According to deputies, the Wilsonville P.D. contacted the sheriff’s office after police were involved in a shooting after stopping a stolen car near the intersection of SW Wilsonville Road and SW Town Center Loop East in Wilsonville.

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CCSO said at least one of the stolen car’s occupants was armed and an exchange of gunfire took place. Both occupants were struck by gunfire. Despite the exchange of gunfire, no deputies were injured, according to CCSO.

After the gunfire, deputies reportedly performed first aid until paramedics arrived. Both occupants were taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Per standard procedure, all involved deputies have been placed on administrative leave.

After gunshots rang out, people in nearby businesses quickly tried to find cover.

“There was an announcement over the Library PA system to lock down and stay in place,” says Linda Harris.

Harris was at the Wilsonville Library across the street from the shooting. She says she law enforcement speed by the window, then the building was in lockdown.

“Your mind goes everywhere when you’re in lockdown,” Harris says. “You don’t know if it’s in this building, where we were. When we saw the police activity we figured it was across the street.”

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