ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A man was wounded in a shootout with police at motel Sunday evening in Astoria.
The suspect fled and was stopped about eight miles away after a chase on Highway 26. He’s being treated for gunshot wounds at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria.
An officer suffered minor injuries in the incident.
The Daily Astorian reports (http://is.gd/p7mvwF ) the man gave a Washougal address when he checked into the Lampligher Motel.
Police were called to the motel on a report of suspicious circumstances and say the man fired at them when they confronted him. Two officers returned fire at the man
Oregon State Police are investigating.
Information from: The Daily Astorian, http://www.dailyastorian.com