The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Driver in Oregon police standoff kills himself

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY
Associated Press
Published:
BEND, Ore. — Oregon State police say a Vancouver, Washington, man shot and killed himself in his vehicle following a standoff with police on Highway 20 near Bend.
State police said the Deschutes County sheriff’s office received a call Saturday night that a man described as armed and suicidal was driving on Highway 20 in the Santiam Pass area.
State police spotted the driver, who sped away before being stopped just after 9 p.m.
Police said the man failed to follow orders. Several agencies responded, including a Bend Police Department negotiator and state police SWAT personnel.
About an hour after the man was stopped, officers were able to check on his vehicle. They found him dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The man was identified on Sunday as Farhad Masheri, 51.
Story tags » PoliceSuicide

More Northwest Headlines

NEWSLETTER

HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates

Calendar