DALLAS, Ore. (KOIN) — A DUI stop outside a Dallas, Oregon Walmart escalated to gunshots that left one officer wounded and the suspect dead.
The Friday night incident involved 3 officers, which escalated quickly. It resulted in one officer being shot in the leg. He is expected to survive.
According to Oregon State Police, the suspect was also shot and he died at the scene.
At a press briefing Friday night, Oregon State Police Lt. Bob Charpentier did not disclose the names of the those involved, but promised more information as the investigation unfolded.
Dallas is about 15 miles west of Salem. The Walmart store is closed while law enforcement officers from multiple agencies investigate.