ALOHA, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Aloha Friday evening, sheriff’s deputies confirmed.
Deputies responded to a 911 call about an attempted suicide on the 18000 block of Shaw, Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
Witnesses told KOIN 6 News they heard 5-7 gunshots. A resident of the Patrician Apartment said he saw police pull up around 5 p.m. and heard gunfire about 3 minutes later.
Phyllis Ilene Jepsen, 55, was taken to a local hospital where she later died, Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office said at least one deputy fired shots that hit the woman.
No deputies were injured in the incident.
The investigation is ongoing.