Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Marion County grand jury has indicted a
bear hunter on a criminally negligent homicide charge in the
shooting death of a hiker near Silver Creek Falls State Park. If
convicted, 67-year-old Eugene Irvin Collier of Turner could be
sentenced to 10 years in prison. KVAL reports Collier was hunting
with his 12-year-old grandson on Oct. 25 when Collier mistook the
hiker for a bear and shot Christopher Ochoa. The 20-year-old from
California was a Marine reservist who was due to report for active
duty later the same day.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – Police are looking for an 87-year-old
man with dementia who drove away from his Vancouver home yesterday.
Police say Herbert Roy Nunn is driving a silver Chrysler PT
Cruiser, Washington license 921-XNW. The Oregonian reports Nunn is
is 5-foot-8, 180 pounds, bald with hazel eyes.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say an employee of the Mount Scott
Pub in southeast Portland shot and wounded an armed robbery
suspect. The employee was holding the suspect at gunpoint when
officers arrived early this morning. The wounded man was treated at
a hospital for a leg wound.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Forecasters say a combination of wind and
rain could flood some Portland streets. Today’s winds will strip
trees of their remaining leaves, and that will be accompanied by
heavy rain through tomorrow that could total an inch-and-a-half.
The combination could clog storm drains and cause street flooding.
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