Fatal Shooting In Hillsboro


One person was killed and another suffered life threatening injuries in a shooting Friday evening in Hillsboro.

Washington County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence near SW Lepley Lane and Midway Road around 7:17 p.m. Friday.

A person called 911 to report that at least two adults were shot at the home and that the suspect had fled the scene.

When deputies arrived, they found one person deceased and one person with life-threatening injuries. Deputies and officers provided aid to the injured person until medical personnel arrived on scene. The injured person was taken via helicopter to an area hospital. Their current condition is unknown.

Deputies believe that all of the involved people were known to each other. The search for the suspect is ongoing.

Detectives from Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit responded, along with the Washington County Forensic Science Unit.

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