On Thursday, April 02, 2020, 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, however the suspect was 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. This incident is under investigation and all future media releases on this incident will be from the Oregon State Police and the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office.