Washington County Major Crimes Unit investigating officer-involved Hillsboro shooting

A Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy. Photo: WCSO

HILLSBORO - An officer-involved shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Northeast Edgeway Drive in Hillsboro Thursday morning, Jan. 2, is being investigated by the Washington County Major Crimes Unit.

A press release issued by the Hillsboro Police Department says at 1:07 a.m. on Jan. 2 officers responded to a report of an armed man inside a condominium in the 300 block of North Edgeway Drive. 

The man shot at officers multiple times from both a rifle and a pistol during a 30-minute period. Nearby residences and vehicles were struck with gunfire, but no one was injured. 

The armed man later emerged from the condominium, and at that point, an officer-involved shooting ensued. The gunman was transported to the hospital where he was . . .

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