Deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a disturbance with a firearm where one person sustained non-life threatening injuries. One suspect is outstanding as the investigation continues.
On May 27, 2017 at 10:44 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius were called to a reported disturbance with a firearm in the 200-block of South 13th Avenue. Citizens reported hearing multiple gunshots nearby.
Deputies surrounded the area and located one of the involved parties, 27-year-old Corey Allen Bock of Hillsboro, with a single gunshot wound to his foot. With the assistance of Forest Grove and Hillsboro Police canine units, deputies searched the area extensively but were unable to locate anyone else involved in the incident.
During the investigation, deputies learned that the incident began as a confrontation in the street involving several people, and during it multiple shots were fired from at least one firearm.
Mr. Bock was transported to OHSU with non-life threatening injuries and later discharged. He was arrested and lodged at the Washington County Jail for interfering with a peace officer and a parole violation. Additional charges are likely as the investigation continues.
This ongoing investigation is still in its early stages and one suspect is outstanding. The Sheriff's Office is asking that anyone with information concerning the case call the Washington County Sheriff's Office at 503-629-0111. No additional information is available at this time.
The Washington County Interagency Gang Enforcement Team responded with the support of the Air Support Unit, Detectives, Forensic Science Unit, and Search and Rescue. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank Forest Grove Police, Hillsboro Police, and Oregon State Patrol for their assistance.