Deputies respond to shooting at SE 20th and Park; victim in serious condition; tips sought

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: January 22, 2015, 9:27 a.m.

 

Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case # 15-1989

UPDATE (Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015) -- ARREST MADE IN JAN. 22 SHOOTING; ARRAIGNMENT SET FOR TODAY (FEB. 26)

Booking photo: Zachary Michael HughesBooking photo: Zachary Michael Hughes

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the Jan. 22 shooting of Scott L. Firkus. The shooting happened at the intersection of SE 20th and Park in unincorporated Clackamas County.

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, deputies arrested Zachary Michael Hughes on charges that include Attempted Murder and Assault in the First Degree, and transported him to the Clackamas County Jail.

Zachary Hughes' complete booking info is here.

Bail is set at $295,000. A booking photo is linked above.

Until yesterday, Hughes was in custody at Washington County Jail, where he was being held on a probation violation. He is now lodged at Clackamas County Jail.

Zachary Hughes will be arraigned at 3 p.m. today (Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015) at the Clackamas County Courthouse in Oregon City.

EARLIER: Jan. 23, 2015, 10:27 a.m.

Detectives continue to investigate the shooting at SE 20th and Park while crime scene investigators evaluate evidence collected. Detectives are not releasing any additional details at this time about the crime.

The victim is identified as Scott L. Firkus, age 44, transient.

The victim remains in intensive care.

The victim's family does not want any media contact.

Detectives continue to ask that anyone with information contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by telephone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference CCSO case # 15-1989.

EARLIER: Jan. 22, 2015, 9:27 a.m.

At approximately 1:15 a.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015, deputies responded to a reported shooting at the intersection of SE 20th and Park in unincorporated Clackamas County.

Callers to 911 had reported hearing multiple gunshots in the area. The callers then went outside and found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the roadway on SE 20th at Park.

Deputies arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital by AMR, where he is currently listed in serious condition.

Deputies searched the immediate area. At this writing the suspect in this shooting is outstanding. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office detectives are currently canvassing the area.

More details will be released as the investigation continues.

TIPS SOUGHT

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking tips and information regarding this shooting.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by telephone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference CCSO case # 15-1989.

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Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office