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2 deputies shot, suspect in custody in Oregon

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GASTON, Ore. — Authorities say two Washington County Sheriff's deputies were shot outside of Gaston, Oregon.

Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett said the suspect was shot and taken to a hospital Thursday. The deputies were taken to hospitals.

The sheriff's department said a deputy who was seriously injured has an encouraging prognosis. The second deputy's injuries were not life-threatening.

Authorities said there was no longer a threat to the area.

Garrett said deputies were responding to a reported theft at a home. The homeowner reported that a firearm was stolen and the suspect walked into the woods.

The condition of the suspect was unknown.

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