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Updated Information- Fatal Shooting Downtown Bend - 09/20/21



Arrested: Ian M. Cranston, 27 year old male, Bend

Victim: 25 year old male, Bend



Bend Police are asking community members if they have video, photos, or witnessed the fatal shooting at NW Oregon Avenue and NW Wall Street to contact us through the non-emergency dispatch line at 541-693-6911. 


Any additional inquiries should be directed to the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office. 


Submitted by: Lt. Juli McConkey  



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Case:            2021-54438             

Date:            September 19, 2021          

Time:            12:11am       

Location:       Intersection of NW Oregon Ave and NW Wall Street

Suspect:       27 year old male

Victim:          25 year old male

Charges:       Manslaughter II




On September 19th, 2021 at 12:11am Bend Police were dispatch to the intersection of NW Oregon Avenue and NW Wall Street on a report of a physical dispute and shooting. The victim was located on the sidewalk with a single gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to St. Charles by ambulance and later died from his injuries. The suspect was detained on scene and lodged at the Deschutes County Jail on a Manslaughter II charge. The Bend Police are asking for anybody who may have witnessed the incident to please call the non-emergency dispatch at 541-693-6911.

At this time the names are not being released pending notification of family members.

Bend Police were assisted by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and the Bend Fire Department.

Any additional inquiries should be referred to the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office.


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