Bodycam reveals man killed in Hillsboro officer shooting did not fire gun, officers’ names released
HILLSBORO Ore. (KPTV) - A man killed after a standoff with Hillsboro Police Department officers on Thursday afternoon did not fire his gun as officers previously stated.
Around 11:40 a.m., Hillsboro police responded to 1445 Southeast Duke Drive to attempt to arrest Ryan Richard Herinckx, 39, for crimes including criminal mischief, stalking, violation of a courts stalking protective order and escape in the third degree.
Herinckx was in his driveway when police arrived. When they told him he was under arrest, he retreated into his house and refused to come out.
The Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and the Crisis Negotiation Unit were sent for backup.
A little after 2 p.m., officers obtained a search warrant authorizing them to search the house and arrest Herinckx while CNU members continued to negotiate.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., Herinckx left the house while tactical officers were in the process of serving the warrant.
Police said he was armed with a handgun and fired at officers. After further investigation done by the Beaverton Police Department, body cam footage revealed that while Herinckx pointed a loaded handgun at deputies and officers, he did not discharge the gun.
The tactical officers fired, hitting Herinckx several times.
Police said they gave him first aid at the scene before Herinckx was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No police were reported injured during the incident, and the involved officers were placed on paid leave.
The involved officers were identified as:
- Hillsboro Officer Derrik Jarvis
- Washington County Deputy Bryan Payton
- Washington County Deputy Michael MacKenzie
- Hillsboro Police Sergeant John Ganci (fired less-lethal munitions)
This is an open and ongoing investigation led by the Washington County Major Crimes Team.
This is a developing story, further details will be released as the investigation continues.
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