Crime, Hagg Lake, Washington County Sheriff's Office

Suspect named in Hagg Lake shooting of two sheriff’s deputies

56-year-old Dante James Halling. Booking photo from a 2018 arrest at Multnomah County

HAGG LAKE - While responding to reports of the theft of a long gun at a Hagg Lake area home at 2:16 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, two members of the Washington County Tactical Negotiation Team (TNT) were shot by a single suspect in a gunfight.

Now, the Washington County Major Crimes Team has released the name of the suspect, who remains in an area hospital. The Washington County Sheriff's Office has not given an update on the suspect's condition.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 56-year-old Dante James Halling has been identified as the suspect who shot two Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies while they responded to the theft report near the 54700 . . .

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