Officer-involved shooting in Klamath County

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – Multiple law enforcement agencies are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on Highway 97 between Chiloquin and Klamath Falls.

According to Oregon State Police, the shooting occurred during a traffic stop near milepost 258 in the area of Modoc Point Road at about 7:40 a.m.

The circumstances around the shooting remain unclear, but it’s believed the officers with the Klamath Falls Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency fired the shots.

Phillip Samuel Moskios was shot dead in the incident. No officers were injured

A female witness ran from the scene, prompting a prolonged road closure and school lockdown in the area. She was eventually arrested after being found in someone’s shed. She’s being charged with burglary.



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