Police said Saturday they have detained two suspects and are searching for a third. Tthe suspects “may be armed and dangerous,” authorities alerted earlier.
Sgt. Brent Waddell with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office told a media briefing that the shooting occurred in Vancouver, which is a suburb of Portland, Oregon.
Waddell said the deputy was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. The department later announced in a press release that the deputy had been “killed in the line of duty.”
Waddell offered few details.
The Vancouver Police Department is leading other agencies in the investigation, Waddell said.