UPDATE (Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021) -- GRAND JURY FINDS DEPUTY ACTIONS JUSTIFIED IN SEPT. 27 OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING
On Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office presented a grand jury panel with the investigation of the Sept. 27 fatal shooting of Nathan Honeycutt. After hearing testimony and deliberating, the grand jurors voted and unanimously determined that the actions of the involved deputies were justified and lawful under Oregon law.
A PDF of the DA's detailed report on the shooting and the subsequent investigation is now available here: https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/ffe050b9-7d83-46ff-bd03-c47ae09af68b
EARLIER (Sept. 27, 2021) -- MAJOR CRIMES TEAM, DA'S OFFICE LEAD INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING SEPT. 27 OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING
Around 2 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, following a traffic stop, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to take a suspect into custody near SE 145th and SE King Road in Happy Valley. A struggle ensued and the suspect was shot by a deputy.
Lifesaving measures were administered; however, the suspect died at the scene. A handgun was recovered near the suspect.
Detectives are currently working to reconstruct details leading up to the traffic stop and officer-involved shooting.
This investigation is being led by the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team, in collaboration with the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office.
Refer questions to the Clackamas County DA's Office.
Deputy John Wildhaber
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Unit