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Man accused of shooting wife, found hiding in cabinet

Fidencio Diaz-Equiza is accused of shooting his wife. She's expected to survive

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A 61-year-old man suspected of shooting his wife on Sunday was arrested in the early hours of Monday -- after police found him hiding in a cabinet.

Hillsboro police said Fidencio Diaz-Equiza was charged with attempted murder, 2nd-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. He was lodged into the Washington County Jail.

The investigation started Sunday evening when a 59-year-old woman was shot at a home near the Sunset Esplanade shopping area in Hillsboro.

The woman -- later determined to be Diaz-Equiza's wife -- was taken to the hospital with a serious gunshot wound. She's expected to survive.

The shooting happened in the 2700 block of SE Tumblestone Drive. 


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