A person was killed overnight in a police shooting outside a Lincoln City drugstore.
Lincoln City police said officers pulled into the parking lot of the Rite Aid drug store at 4041 NE Logan Road, just off U.S. 101. “The suspect,” died at North Lincoln Hospital. No officers were injured.
No information about the circumstances of the incident has been released.
Update from Oregon State Police:
On Thursday, April 2nd at about 10:40 PM, Lincoln City Police Officers were involved in an officer-involved-shooting in the parking lot of the Rite Aid Store located at 4041 NW Logan Road in Lincoln City. The involved officers were uninjured and the suspect was transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital where lifesaving efforts took place. The suspect was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. Per Lincoln County Deadly Force Protocols, the Oregon State Police (OSP) was called in and is leading the investigation in cooperation with the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office. The involved officers have been placed on paid administrative leave as is standard practice for these events.
Name of the suspect has not yet been released.