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Clackamas deputy shot in leg; suspect arrested


HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the leg and a suspect was injured and arrested about 13 miles from Portland.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ( ) an altercation occurred Tuesday in Happy Valley after the deputy responded to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Sgt. Brian Jensen says shots were fired between the deputy and pedestrian Steven Wilson in the incident that that the deputy was struck in the leg.

Wilson, of Portland, was also injured, Jensen says, but it wasn’t immediately known what his injuries were.

Jensen, who did not name the deputy, says the deputy’s injuries are not life-threatening and he is in stable condition.

The deputy will be placed on administrative leave while officials investigate.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive,

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