GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two Washington County Sheriff's deputies were shot outside of Gaston, Oregon.
Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett said the suspect was shot and taken to a hospital Thursday. The deputies were taken to hospitals.
The sheriff's department said a deputy who was seriously injured has an encouraging prognosis. The second deputy's injuries were not life-threatening.
Authorities said there was no longer a threat to the area.
Garrett said deputies were responding to a reported theft at a home. The homeowner reported that a firearm was stolen and the suspect walked into the woods.
The condition of the suspect was unknown.