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Deputy wounded in encounter with officer

Jan. 21, 2013 at 3:21 PM   |   Comments

HILLSBORO, Ore., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- An Oregon sheriff's deputy was shot and wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance involving an off-duty police officer and his wife, authorities said.

The Washington County deputy's injuries were not life-threatening and the officer, from Hillsboro, was arrested on multiple charges and jailed, The (Portland) Oregonian) reported Monday.

The disturbance was at the home of the off-duty officer, who suffered minor injuries in the encounter, police said.

The officer's wife and 6-year-old daughter were not injured, authorities said.

Washington County officials did not release the names of the people involved.

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