January 20 2019
TIGARD, Oregon - Just after 7:15 AM today, a 9-1-1 call alerted Tigard Police that an intruder was attempting entry into a residence located at 11075 SW Sage Terrace in Tigard. The caller advised the police dispatcher that he confronted the suspect and a gun was discharged. Tigard Police were on-scene within minutes.
Upon arrival police were met by the homeowner. Further checking, officers located two teen occupants in the three-story townhouse and escorted them to a safe place. The Washington County Major Crimes Team was called to investigate the shooting death of the suspect, identified as 41-year-old Jose Luis Gonzalez Jr. There is no known address for the suspect. The suspect is known to the Tigard homeowner. The motive is unclear as to why Gonzalez made attempts to enter the Tigard property. The homeowner is fully cooperating with police.
Investigators are continuing to gather evidence and probe further into the shooting.