Deputies investigate possibly armed suspect in Aloha

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Deputies in Washington County are dealing with a potentially armed suspect Sunday afternoon.

The incident started when the 21-year-old suspect shot out a tire near 178th and Shaw in Aloha. Deputies wanted to talk to him, but he went inside an apartment is refused to come outside.

The SWAT and hostage negotiation team are hoping he will surrender peacefully. 

Deputies said there was another shooting at the apartment complex last year and investigators would like to speak to the man about that too. 

Authorities said there is no danger to the public. They believe he is alone inside. 

KOIN 6 News has a crew on the way to learn more.

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