BEND, OR -- Bend Police are investigating a shooting at the Safeway on Century Drive. Officers responded to the store just after 10:15 p.m. on Monday, for a report that a shooting had taken place in the restroom. A witness informed officers a man said he’d dropped a firearm in the restroom and it had discharged. The witness reported hearing two gunshots.
Blood was found in the restroom and the mirror was shattered. A round and shell casing were recovered at the scene. The suspect, who left the grocery store, is described as an adult male approximately 5 feet 10 inches and 170 to 180 pounds. He has not been identified.
Bend Police alerted nearby residents of a possibly armed, injured person in the area. An investigation is ongoing.