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Deputy shot, injured responding to call; suspect sought

26 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

BREAKING: One Deputy Shot, Police Searching for Suspect Near Cottage Grove.

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a police officer from a department south of Eugene who was fired from his job in July over evidence handling. COTTAGE GROVE — A Lane County Sheriff’s deputy was shot Friday night after deputies responded to a report of possible shots fired in the London Road area of Cottage Grove. The Register-Guard of Eugene reports ( ) former Cottage Grove police officer Phil Beach is under investigation for possible criminal charges by the FBI for violating department policy regarding the handling of evidence.

The Oregonian reports ( that the unidentified 18-year veteran with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office is in stable condition at a hospital following the shooting just before 8 p.m.

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