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News Release
Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team - Officer Involved Shooting In Longview - Press Release 4 - 10/16/20

Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team

October 2nd, 2020 Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

Case #A20-2486

Press Release 4 – October 15th, 2020

 

 

The Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team investigation of the October 2nd, 2020 officer-involved shooting in Longview, Washington is ongoing.  Investigators have learned a firearm recovered from Justin Tofte was stolen from a Cowlitz County resident.  The theft of the firearm, a Smith and Wesson M&P Bodyguard .380 caliber semiautomatic pistol, is being investigated under Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office case A20-2556.

There are no other significant developments to report at this time.

 

Troy Brightbill

Chief Criminal Deputy / Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office

Commander / Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team

Attached Media Files: LCMCT Press Release 4
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