09/20/2010

Fugitive shot by cops in Ore. after robbery, kidnapping

The Idaho man had eluded authorities since last week

By Associated Press

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Police wounded an armed Idaho man who had eluded authorities since late last week following a robbery, kidnapping and car theft near a central Oregon campground.

James Patrick Powers, a 47-year-old Boise resident, was shot Saturday evening by an Oregon State Police trooper as he walked toward the city limits of the town of Oakridge.

He’s being treated in a Springfield area hospital.

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