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Police Officer Fires Shot During Pursuit

(Boardman, OR) -- A police officer is on administrative leave after firing a shot at a car during a pursuit in Boardman late Tuesday night. Oregon State Police say a Morrow County Sheriff's deputy tried to stop a speeding car on Highway 730, but the driver fled. The pursuit continued through the residential area of Boardman where the suspect crashed. During the incident, a Boardman Police officer fired a shot hitting the vehicle. The suspect, 52-year-old Gregory Salverda, of Boardman, was hospitalized with minor injuries.

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