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The original item was published from 7/22/2023 3:48:00 AM to 7/22/2023 10:19:25 AM.

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Shots fired near Lane County Fair

Eugene police headquarters parking lot

UPDATE:

Eugene Police is continuing to investigate and is seeking any video evidence people may have from the crime scene. If anyone has tips, please contact Detective Dean Pederson via email at dpederson@eugene-or.gov

 

Case 23-10679

At 8:57 p.m. on July 21, Eugene Police were dispatched to report of shots fired in the parking lot outside the Lane County Fairgrounds. In addition to Eugene Police, Springfield Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, and Oregon State Police also responded and the call is in progress. Eugene Springfield Fire medics responded to Friendly and 16th Avenue to treat one male gunshot wound patient and transport him to a local hospital for treatment. The suspect(s) appear to have left the location. Law enforcement has secured the area and the Lane County Fair is continuing to operate on its normal schedule. 

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