BEND, OR -- We're learning more about the southwest Bend death investigation, first reported Tuesday. Bend Police believe a seven-year-old disabled boy was killed by his mother.
Lt. Clint Burleigh says officers were called to Tashina Jordan's home on Mount Hope Lane just before 6 p.m., Monday. "The seven-year-old male child inside was shot, fatally. And the mother of the child, Tashina, she was found unconscious. Evidence that was found present at the scene, led us to believe that Tashina is the suspect in the shooting of her child."
Burleigh tells KBND News Jordan appears to have attempted suicide after killing her son, "She was transported to St. Charles and I know that she's currently suffering from a life threatening condition." He says it's too early to speculate about a motive because the investigation is ongoing, "Through a tragedy like this, there's still a lot of questions that need to be answered, and that's what we're working on."
Investigators don't believe there are any other suspects in the case, "We're really confident that there's no risk to the community at this point, based on this investigation. So, I think that's important to know that there's no safety concerns to the community." Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Bend PD at 541-693-6911.
: A Go Fund Me page is now raising funds for the boy's grandmother, to cover funeral costs. Click HERE
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Photo: Tashina Jordan and her son in a photo posted to her Facebook page on August 12, 2018.