Saturday, November 28, 2009

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Oregon Murder/Suicide

"FOREST GROVE, OR - Two people died and one person was wounded in an apparent murder suicide in Forest Grove on Friday night.

"Forest Grove police were called to the 2500 block of 21st Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. after a report of a shooting at a home in the area.

"When they arrived, they found one woman dead and one man injured. Police said they found signs of forced entry into the home and then found a man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Forest Grove police.

"A gun used in the shooting was recovered by authorities, police said.

"Investigators believe the man found dead was the shooter and they're not looking for any other suspects.

"A LifeFlight helicopter rushed the wounded man to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

"Police were trying to contact family to interview them Friday night. The names of the people involved were not released, but officers said all of the people involved are related. They also said there has been a history of domestic issues involving the family.

"Neighbors suggested that the shooting involved a couple and their adult son.

"The case is still under investigation."


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