Officer Involved Shooting Investigation, Tillamook Co., June 28

Tillamook County, Ore. 27 June 24- Oregon State Police Major Crimes Section leading investigation of officer involved shooting in Tillamook County. On Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 6:37pm, Tillamook Police Officers, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Oregon State Troopers attempted to stop a white Toyota Tacoma in the parking lot of Fred Meyer near Highway 101 and Makinster Rd. Officers had probable cause to arrest the suspect for previously eluding law enforcement over the last few days. During the traffic stop, the suspect fired a pistol striking multiple law enforcement vehicles. An exchange of gunfire ensued between the suspect and officers from the Tillamook Police Department and deputies from Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect fled the scene and was pursued by TPD, TCSO and OSP. The pursuit traveled Southbound on Highway 101 for approximately five miles before the suspect’s vehicle was partially disabled by deployed spike strips. The suspect, now known as Joey De La Rosa Rodriguez (37) of Damascus, received non-life-threatening injuries during the exchange of gunfire. The suspect was treated at a local medical facility before being lodged at the Tillamook County Jail for felony warrants issued by Clackamas and Yamhill Counties and Attempt to Elude. No law enforcement members were injured during this incident. Pursuant to the Tillamook County Deadly Physical Force Plan (SB 111 2007), the Oregon State Police is investigating the officer-involved shooting, and any criminal charges concerning the suspect during the incident. Involved law enforcement members have been placed on paid administrative leave by their respective agencies. Any further information will be released by the Tillamook County District Attorney’s Office or the Oregon State Police.

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