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Oregon City Police Investigate Possible Domestic Violence Shooting - 12/05/14
Just after 12:15 pm on November 25, 2014 Oregon City Police were called to the report of gunshots heard on Swan Ave near Thurman St in Oregon City. Callers reported two subjects were lying in a residential driveway off of Swan Ave.

Patrol Officers responded to the residence, finding a 32 year old female and 38 year old male both suffering from gunshot wounds. The male and female were transported to O.H.S.U. and Legacy Emanuel hospital to be treated for their injuries.

Oregon City Police Detectives and the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team are currently investigating a possible domestic violence shooting between the male and female who are husband and wife. The names of male and female are not being released until all family notifications can be made.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has any additional information regarding this incident to contact the Oregon City Police Tip Line at (503)496-1616.

UPDATE: Friday, December 5, 2014

On Friday, December 5, 2014 around 4:29pm Oregon City Police Detectives arrested 38 year old Raymond Joseph Johnson at Legacy Emanuel Hospital for the Murder of his wife, 32 year old Rebekah Joy Johnson. Raymond Johnson had been at Emanuel recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound since the shooting.

Oregon City Police and the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team had identified Raymond Joseph Johnson as the suspect in the shooting, which occurred at his residence on Swan Ave in Oregon City on November 25, 2014. Johnson is alleged to have shot his wife, Rebekah Joy Johnson, and himself with a handgun during a domestic altercation at their residence. Rebekah Joy Johnson died at O.H.S.U. on Wednesday, November 26th as a result of the shooting.

Johnson is being held on one count of Murder at the Clackamas County Jail pending arraignment. No bail has been set.
Oregon City Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender for Sexual Abuse; Possible Additional Victims Sought (Photo) - 12/03/14
The Oregon City Police Department is looking for possible additional victims in an Oregon City sex abuse case #14-4386.

On November 12, 2014 Oregon City Police Officers and Detectives began an investigation of 61 year old Jon Patrick Wheat of Estacada on suspicion of sexual abuse to a 6 year old Oregon City girl. Wheat is a registered sex offender who had been attending a church in Oregon City. Wheat met the 6 year old female victim through family members who attended the church.

Wheat was arrested for the Oregon City crime on November 24th at the 76 Gas Station in Damascus, Oregon where he is a gas attendant. He was charged with one count of Sexual Abuse I and his bail has been set at $300,000.

Investigators are asking for the public's help to determine if Wheat may have additional victims in Oregon City or the Clackamas County area where he lived and worked. Anyone with information about Jon Patrick Wheat or possible additional victims is urged to contact the Oregon City Tip Line by phone at (503) 496-1616.
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