Corvallis man murdered at rodeo near Albany

A disturbance broke out at a rodeo being held at a large property near Albany this weekend, leading to a Corvallis man's death.

Posted: Jul 19, 2021 10:23 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2021 12:52 PM

ALBANY, Ore. – The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder that happened outside Albany Sunday night.

A shooting was reported at a rodeo being held in the 32000 block of Old Highway 34 south of Albany. Deputies said they responded to the property shortly after 10 p.m. and found Hector Cisneros, 24, of Corvallis dead.

Hundreds of people were at the event, which is where deputies say a disturbance broke out leading to Cisneros’ death. Authorities don’t believe there is a further risk to the public.

Multiple agencies assisted Linn County detectives with the investigation. Anyone with information should contact detectives at 541-967-3950.

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