BREAKING NEWS: Suspect dead after officer involved shooting

Written by Observer staff August 29, 2013 12:26 pm

An Oregon State Police trooper has been wounded Thursday afternoon during a traffic stop along Interstate 84 east of The Dalles.

The suspect involved in the shooting is deceased at the scene of the incident. Interstate 84 and Biggs Junction from milepost 105 to 109 remains closed for the investigation of the incident.

 I-84 between Biggs Junction (MP 104.5) and Rufus (MP 109) is closed in both directions.  A 5-6 hour closure is expected.  Motorists heading westbound on I-84 should exit at Rufus and use  Highway 30 to Biggs Jct.  Motorists heading eastbound should exit I-84 at The Dalles Bridge and use Washington Highway 14 .

Check back for more updates as the become available.