On February 5, 2016 at approximately 9:20 pm a Seaside police officer was shot and transported to a local Clatsop County hospital. A Suspect was also shot and transported to a local hospital.
The Oregon State Police, Clatsop County District Attorney's office and the Clatsop County Major Crime Team are conducting the investigation of the officer involved shooting. We will not confirm the condition of the police officer or the suspect at this time.
We are aware of social media and news reports regarding the event. We ask for respect and consideration for the families and for Seaside Police Department.
The Clatsop County District Attorney's Office anticipates holding a press conference, in Seaside, on the morning of February 6th. The press conference time and location will sent out through Flash Alert.
Law enforcement does not believe there is any threat to citizens in the Seaside area.
All media inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org