Linn County deputies shoot suspect

The shooting happened shortly after 9 a.m. near Seven Mile Lane

ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN) — Two Linn County deputies were involved in a shooting with a suspect on Saddle Butte Road Friday morning, officials said.

Shortly after 9 a.m., the driver of a Chevy Silverado led deputies on a chase. The car left the road around Saddle Butte and Seven Mile Lane. Deputies found the Silverado and came upon a man and a woman.

In that encounter, suspect Brian Eller was shot. The 39-year-old was airlifted for treatment of life-threatening wounds.

The woman was not hurt and is cooperating.

The 2 deputies were not injured.

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