Gunfight caught on dashcam: 10-minute training
Trooper Matt Zistel of the Oregon State Police was fired on by an ex-U.S. Army Reservist named John Van Allen — Allen was killed by a single gunshot wound, but Zistel is preparing to return to patrol
As we reported this morning, Oregon State Police released video in which a deadly gunfight occurred during a daytime traffic stop in late August.
John Van Allen, whose three children were in the car next to him, opened fire on Trooper Matt Zistel. Zistel moved behind his squad car and returned fire. Allen was killed by a single gunshot to his chest. Zistel was treated and released from a nearby hospital.