ALBANY, Ore. – New information has been released in the deadly officer-involved-shooting in Albany.
Police responded Wednesday morning to a report that 34-year-old Albany resident Julius Hamilton was suicidal.
Officers found Hamilton armed in his car.
Police say despite efforts to defuse the situation, Hamilton pointed a gun at officers.
That’s when Officer Ken Fandrem and Officer Eric Tress each fired one shot, killing Hamilton.
A gun was found next to Hamilton.
The officers are now on leave.