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Oregon police officer shot, killed while serving warrant

By Marilyn Malara   |   Feb. 6, 2016 at 9:35 AM

SEASIDE, Ore., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A Seaside police officer was shot and killed Friday night while serving a warrant in the city's downtown area.

The officer, 39, was shot at 9:24 p.m., allegedly by a suspect who was later shot by another officer.

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The suspect was taken to a Clatsop County hospital. His current condition is unknown.

Eyewitnesses told the Daily Astorian the officer attempted to use a Taser on the suspect. The officer was shot at least three times.

Authorities say the county's major crimes team is now investigating the incident.

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