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Bend Teen Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting

BEND, OR -- A 17-year-old has been arrested in connetion with a shooting at a rave party in northwest Bend. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a gunshot wound late Tuesday night. They found a 17-year-old victim on NW Skyliners Road near Forest Service Road 4606. He was taken to St. Charles Medical Center by Bend Fire and is expected to recover.

Bend Police and the State Troopers also responded to the area. During the investigation, they learned the shooting occurred at a rave off of the 4606 road. By the time Deputies arrived, most people had fled. Those still on scene said there had been a fight between two teens, one of whom had a gun. During the fight the gun went off striking the victim.

Sheriff's detectives processed the scene and contacted the victim. While at the hospital, a second injured victim arrived with minor injuries from the fight. This victim says he wrestled the gun from the suspect and turned it over to detectives.  He was treated and released.

Thursday morning, the suspect was located and taken into custody without incident. That afternoon, detectives executed a search warrant at his home in the 61000 block of Sally Lane in Bend. The suspect was lodged at the juvenile detention center. He's accused of Attempted Murder, Assault II X 2, Menacing, Theft I, Theft III, Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle, and Altering a Firearms ID.

This investigation is ongoing. Investigators ask if anyone from this party has video of this incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911. 

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