Hermiston Police News: Gunshots Exchanged in Hermiston
On Sunday May 8th, 2016, at about 3:16 a.m., officers of the Hermiston Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of SE 4th Street in Hermiston for a report of shots fired. While en route, (some) officers were redirected to the emergency room at Good Shepherd Hospital for two persons arriving at different times with apparent gunshot wounds. Further investigation showed the two persons in the emergency room were associated with the original shots fired call.
Both persons (Adalberto G Flores, 20 yoa, of Hermiston and a 17 yoa male of Hermiston) were transported out of the Hermiston area to receive further care for their non-life threatening injuries.
Hermiston officers arrested and lodged Lalo Murillo 21 yoa of Hermiston on a parole/probation detainer out of Umatilla County.
Hermiston Police Detectives were activated and at the time of this writing, they are still actively investigating this incident. The Oregon State Police Forensic Division has been assisting all day with processing evidence and diagramming the scene.