1 shot, 1 arrested after SWAT standoff near Bend

Oregon

One person was taken to the hospital

A heavy police presence near the intersection of Bear Creek Road and Ward Road, east of Bend. November 9, 2019 (Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was shot and a suspect arrested after a standoff with a Deschutes SWAT team outside of Bend Saturday afternoon, said the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office via Twitter.

The sheriff’s office reported an “active incident involving a firearm” around 3:30 p.m. in the area of Bear Creek Road and Ward Road, which is east of Bend. Deputies and SWAT had surrounded the area.

Just before 4 p.m. a suspect was taken into police custody, said the DCSO. One victim was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. The status of that person’s condition is unknown.

While the sheriff’s office said there was “no active threat to the community,” there was still a heavy police presence in the area as an investigation was conducted.

Follow KOIN 6 for the latest news and weather

App

Download our FREE news and weather apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and sign up for our email newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Twitter News Widget

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss