Monday, April 24, 2017

UPDATE: Police investigate officer involved shooting

UPDATE: POLICE INVESTIGATE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING


News Release from West Linn Police Dept.
Posted on FlashAlert: April 24th, 2017 2:28 PM
UPDATE: On Friday, April 21, 2017, officers of the West Linn Police Department were dispatched to an armed suicidal subject, who was ultimately shot and killed.

The decedent's name is Chance Rickie Thompson, who was 25 years old.

The involved officer, Brad Moyle is a 16 year veteran of the WLPD. Ofc. Moyle remains on administrative leave during the investigation per policy.

Because this investigation is active, there is no further information available at this time.

An autopsy was conducted on Mr. Thompson by the State Medical Examiner's Office, please contact them for information.



West Linn Police Officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Long St.at 10:17 P.M.in the Sunset neighborhood on a report of an armed suicidal man. Officers arrived within a few minutes and confronted a male armed with a firearm. This person was subsequently shot by a WLPD officer. The subject died at the scene.

Names of those involved will not be released until family members have been notified.

The involved officers have been placed on administrative leave, per policy. The case is being investigated by the Clackamas County major Crimes team per the Officer Involved Shooting protocol.
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