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MADRAS, OR -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at the Topps Trailer Park, on the north end of Madras. Reports of shots fired came in at about 2:30 a.m., Monday. Responding law enforcement found a man shot multiple times outside a trailer. Deputies used two tourniquets to control the bleeding until medics arrived and took him to St. Charles Madras; he was then flown to Bend. His current condition is unknown.


Police from Madras and Warm Springs, as well as state troopers converged on the scene and set up a perimeter. Detectives from the Tri-County Major Incident team are assisting in the investigation. Officials say they have identified a suspect, who remains at large and is believed to be armed with a handgun. The suspect's identity has not been released. 

UPDATE (11:45 a.m.) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the suspect. They say 29-year-old Alejandro Pineda-Reynoso, of Madras, should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 541-475-2201 or 541-475-6520. 


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