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Deputies identify suspect shot and killed by deputy in Happy Valley

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said the suspect, Jeremiah Wright, was driving a stolen vehicle and a handgun was recovered.

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — A Clackamas County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) deputy shot and killed a suspect after a chase that ended in Happy Valley on Monday, authorities said.

On Wednesday, the CCSO identified the suspect, Jeremiah Wright. The sheriff's office identified the deputy, Casey Newton.

A spokesperson for CCSO told KGW that Wright was driving a stolen vehicle and that a handgun was recovered.

The shooting happened around 2:10 a.m. after a chase that ended near Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Eagle Glen Drive. Newton shot and killed the Wright after he exited the vehicle and fled.

The Clackamas County Major Crimes Team and the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office are investigating the shooting.

Southeast 122nd will be closed between Alexa Rose Lane and Imperial Crest Street for several hours, CCSO said.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information comes in.

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