January 26 2020
At 6:11 p.m., a Hillsboro police officer investigated a suspicious circumstance between the drivers of two vehicles, both men, in the West Precinct parking lot. During the encounter, one of the drivers was armed with a handgun and refused to drop it, and shots were fired. The armed driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was uninjured. A handgun was recovered at the scene.
The investigation by the Washington County Major Crimes Team is ongoing. No further information released at this time.