By State Representative Jeff Helfrich,
Representative Helfrich’s Statement on Thursday’s Hood River Active Shooter Situation
SALEM, OR – On Thursday, police reported an active shooter situation in Hood River. Last night, they took a suspect into custody. The Hood River Sheriff’s office is not reporting any injuries.
Representative Jeff Helfrich (R-Hood River) released the following statement:
“I am impressed with the way local law enforcement handled this situation. Thank you for your courage to keep our community safe. As a police officer for 26 years, I understand how dangerous these situations can be. It is easy to spotlight police when things go wrong, but we must also recognize our men and women in law enforcement when things go right.”