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17-Year-Old Arrested for Shooting Last Week in Bethany (Photo) - 02/12/18

February 12, 2018 -- During the investigation that followed last week's shooting in Bethany, Washington County Sheriff's Office detectives assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit identified 17-year-old Jeffrey D. Terrell of Springfield as the suspect.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant accusing Mr. Terrell of attempted murder and assault in the first degree.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force took Mr. Terrell into custody earlier this afternoon near Providence Park in downtown Portland. He will be lodged at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center.

The victim is being identified only as a 16-year-old male who lived in the residence where the shooting occurred. He has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Neither the victim nor his family wish to speak to the media.

The original media release is below.

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Shooting Investigation Underway in Bethany Neighborhood

February 5, 2018 -- The Sheriff's Office Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred at a residence in the Bethany community. There is no danger to the public.

On Monday, February 5, 2018, at 5:23 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 16000 block of Northwest Rondos Drive in the Bethany community. A male called 9-1-1 and reported that someone had entered a residence and shot him.

Deputies arrived and found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputies rendered medical aid to the victim, who was later transported by Life Flight helicopter to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Deputies conducted an extensive search of the neighborhood but the suspect was not located.

Detectives from the Sheriff's Office Violent Crimes Unit responded and are investigating.

Based on the initial investigation, detectives do not believe there is a danger to the public. There is no suspect information available for release at this time.

Forensic analysts from the Sheriff's Office's Forensic Science Unit assisted detectives in processing the crime scene. Beaverton Police, Metro West Ambulance, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue also assisted during the incident.

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