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Two Dead in Wake of Tualatin Oregon Shooting

A male suspect armed with a rifle fired multiple shots, and died of what appears to be a self inflicted gun shot wound.

Frame from video of the shooting scene in Tualatin Oregon
Frame from video of the shooting scene

(TUALATIN, Ore.) - Detectives continue their investigation into the cause of today's shooting at Legacy Metro Lab in Tualatin. At this time we have confirmed two deceased, one of which included the adult male shooter who died from what appears to be a self inflicted gun shot wound. The other deceased was an adult female employee of the business.

There have been two confirmed injured, one of which was a 63-year old male employee of the business and the other a 20-year old female employee of the business. The injured male suffered multiple gun shot wounds and was life flighted to OHSU.

The injured female suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by Metro West Ambulance to Legacy Emanual Hospital.

Investigators have determined that at approximately 11:45 a.m., the male shooter entered Legacy Metro Lab armed with a rifle and fired multiple rounds inside the business.

There is information that there was a relationship between the male shooter and the deceased female victim, however the nature of that relationship is still under investigation. The names of the victims are not being released at this time. Detectives are currently working on notifying next of kin.

Following multiple 9-1-1 calls, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue responded to the scene, bringing over 10 fire/EMS units. TVF&R crews were initially staged at the Tualatin Elementary School, due to the unknown status of the shooter.

Upon confirmation by Tualatin Police that there was no risk to firefighter/paramedics, crews were brought into the scene and provided advanced life support medical care to the adult male and female victims. Lake Oswego Fire Department also responded to the scene. Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue has brought their mobile command center unit to the scene, which is being utilized by Tualatin detectives as they continue their ongoing investigation of this incident. SW Martinazzi Avenue remains closed between SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road and SW Sagert Street.




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Dale Wilson November 16, 2009 11:30 pm (Pacific time)

Sissy.....I miss our emails, phone calls, and visits already. You were such and awesome sister. I am so glad we were so close. I was so lucky to have you help our family several times when we needed you. Wish I could of been there to help you, I feel as if I let you down. I will never forget you....i will pray to you always. Please continue to watch over our family and especially mom and dad. They are so crushed right now. I've never seen them this upset, it breaks my heart. I will always love you sissy. Till We Meet Again.........


Ty EBERHART November 10, 2009 10:04 pm (Pacific time)

I am so going to miss my Absolute Angel, of a friend. Teresa, You motivated me in a loving and kind manor to push myself harder and farther than I thought I could. You motivated with such grace and kindness. I have loved your friendship for over 15 years. Over the years, not once were you ever negative. You were a beam of light. All I have left is deep sorrow, and i will mourn your loss, and your childrens loss. I really hope there is a place that takes Angels, honey, cause you will be sitting right ou next to the top, leading the pack to something great, for sure. I love you so much, and will miss you more than words can say!!!I promise you I will do anything I can to help with your children. They will need a lot of love and calm listening I'll find out who I need to talk to, and let them know I am here for your family. I love you sweety, so much, and I feel so much sorrow and remorse for our loss!!! May the Angels shine upon you and put you up on high, just as you put all of your friends and family up on high!! A better person I do no know!! I will always love you and think fondly of you!! You are a blessing and a true friend!!! Love, Your forever friend, Ty Eberhart

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