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Active shooter suspect in Hood River taken into custody

Hood River is about 70 miles east of Portland and 25 miles west of The Dalles.

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Update: The Hood River Police Dept would like to advise that Officers have taken a male safely into custody. With the help and support of multiple surrounding Law Enforcement Agencies, we were able to bring this incident to a closure.

Residents who live in the affected area and were asked to evacuate, you can now return to your home. Thank you all for understanding as these types of situations can be exhausting and complex.

Original Report:

An active shooter situation has been reported by the Hood River Police Department near a property on Clearwater Lane, and authorities are currently evacuating persons living in the area.

Officers and detectives are currently on scene conducting an investigation.

Photo credit: Columbia Gorge News – Hood River News

Hood River County School District issued the following statement:

Multiple law enforcement agencies are still actively responding to an emergent situation near Safeway in Hood River involving an active shooter. Lower valley schools remain in secure status. No staff, students, parents/guardians, or visitors are allowed in or out of May Street Elementary School, Hood River Middle School, Hood River Options Academy, Westside Elementary School, and Hood River Valley High School.

Secure Status is standard procedure to ensure student and staff safety. As more information is available, HRCSD will continue to provide updates.

As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.

No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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