The Vancouver Police Department major crimes unit is investigating after a Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputy fired one round from his service weapon on Wednesday in Camas. No one was hit by the bullet.
According to a press release, at 12:30 p.m. sheriff’s deputies along with Camas Police Department officers responded to a threats and disturbance with a weapon call at 6610 N.E. 232nd Ave. Upon arrival, law enforcement was confronted by a man with a firearm.
A sheriff’s deputy fired one round from his service weapon. The subject, who was not hit by the shot, was disarmed and secured. According to police, the man was not injured during the altercation but he began complaining of chest pain. Emergency medical services crews responded and the subject was transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown.
The subject was not arrested or charged with a crime. The sheriff’s deputy who was involved has been placed on routine paid critical incident leave.
This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.