Police Investigate Shooting in Merlin; Suspect in Custody

KTVL/Monument Drive

Oregon State Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the 9700 block of Monument Drive in Merlin on Wednesday night.

The incident occurred in the residential area shortly after 9 p.m.

According to OSP, the male victim identified as 28-year-old Joshua Nathan Moore suffered a single gun shot wound. Moore was flown via Mercy Flights to a local hospital.

One person was identified as the shooter and initially taken into custody. OSP says this person is cooperating with the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges or arrests have been made at this time.

Rural Metro Fire and AMR assisted with medical response at the scene.

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