An Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution inmate was shot and killed by a correctional officer Friday morning.
Jayson Matthew Withers, 26, was pronounced dead at 9:21 a.m. at St. Anthony Hospital, according to Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus.
According to Primus, Withers and another inmate were assaulting a third man around 8:30 a.m. Friday and would not obey orders to stop. Primus said the guard, who has not been identified, fired one shot.
Read more at the East Oregonian.
OPB | Feb. 22, 2017