Yakima shooting suspect search ends in Oregon after he apparently shoots self
PORTLAND, Ore. - A man wanted for shooting at two bail bondsmen in Yakima earlier this month was taken into custody outside Portland, Oregon, after authorities say he was found in a stranger's home and apparently shot himself.
The suspect, identified in court documents as 22-year-old Joshua Weber, was spotted by Multnomah County sheriff's deputies late Thursday morning. After several hours of searching for him, a SWAT team and deputies tracked him down to a home in the area of 6th and Lincoln in Portland, KATU-TV News reports.
Deputies communicated with Weber, and then heard a gunshot from inside the home. Deputies are assuming Weber shot himself, but detectives will still need to determine what happened.
Weber was taken to a hospital for treatment. The sheriff's office hasn't released his condition.
According to court documents, Weber shot at the bondsmen on Monday, Dec. 11, at his Yakima home. The pair was trying to get Weber into custody on a bail forfeiture and misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. Neither of the bondsmen were struck or injured in the shooting.