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UPDATE - Officer Involved Shooting - Klamath County - 10/05/18

Below Release from Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber 

Media Release

Date: 10/05/18

RE: Modoc Point Shooting

Contact: Klamath County District Attorney


Preliminary information only:

On 10/05/18 just before 8:00am, an Officer Involved Shooting occurred in the Modoc Point area just off of US 97.

No officers were seriously injured and one male subject is deceased. Officers on scene are searching for a female who ran from the incident described as a white female adult in gray sweatpants.

The Klamath County Major Crime Team has been activated, the investigation is ongoing, and further information will be distributed when appropriate.

Further inquiries are directed to the Klamath County District Attorney’s Office at this time.


Sheriff Chris Kaber


Oregon State Police and other law enforcement agencies are on scene of an officer involved shooting on Hwy 97 near mile. post 258.

A suspect is outstanding please avoid the area.

More information will be released when available.

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