GASTON, Ore. -- Authorities say two Washington County Sheriff's deputies were shot outside of Gaston, Oregon.
Police received a call around 5:30 p.m. Thursday about a theft in progress.
Deputy Brian van Kleef said "Our deputies were out searching probably for about three hours until they did finally make contact with the suspect. Gunfire was exchanged. Two of our deputies were hit. The suspect was also hit. And they're all being looked after now at hospitals."
Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett said one deputy is in serious condition and a second deputy sustained non life threatening injuries.
The suspect was taken into custody and authorities say there is no longer a threat to the area.
- Two Washington County deputies shot
- Washington County deputies use bait packages to catch porch pirates
- No evidence of shots fired at Washington state community college
- Man in critical condition after being shot by deputy
- Authorities identify man shot by deputy in Eugene
- Deputies: Suspect became combative before officer shot him
- Deputies: Springfield teen shot other teen while recording video
- Human remains found in Washington County
- Linn County deputies investigate suspicious death
- Deputies investigating fatal crash in Linn County.