MISSION, OR – On Wednesday, August 17, at approximately 1:04 PM, the Umatilla
Tribal Police Department (UTPD) responded to a reported robbery in action at
Wildhorse Resort & Casino on 46510 Wildhorse boulevard, which is located within the boundaries of the Umatilla Indian Reservation – East of Pendleton, Oregon.
Law enforcement from multiple agencies were dispatched to the scene where they located the suspected gunman attempting to exit the resort.
Shots were exchanged by both the suspected gunman and police. An officer-involved shooting occurred and the suspect was reported to be injured. He was then
apprehended by police and taken into custody and transported to the hospital. His
condition is not known at this time.
Authority reported one other injury in addition to the suspect. A bystander was shot
during crossfire and was taken to the local hospital for treatment and evaluation. Their condition is not known at this time. This incident is currently under investigation by the UTPD with the assistance of the FBI, and local and state law enforcement agencies.