01/21/2013

Off-duty Ore. cop shoots, wounds fellow officer

Officers were responding to calls about a domestic dispute when shots were fired

By Brent Weisberg
KOIN Local 6

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — A police officer is in jail, charged with attempted aggravated murder, officials said.

Senior law enforcement sources confirm Officer Timothy Cannon, who works for the Hillsboro Police Department, is accused of shooting and wounding a Washington County Sheriff's deputy who responded to a domestic violence call at the officer's home.

Officers attempted to talk with Cannon, sources said, but — at some point — shots were fired when several deputies entered the home.

Full Story: Off-duty Hillsboro police officer shoots, wounds sheriff deputy

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