UCSO: Two men killed, one man injured in Hermiston shooting


UPDATE 4:30 P.M.:

The Umatilla County Sheriff has released new information in the investigation into a double homicide in Hermiston on Thursday night.

Officials said they received a call from a man around 8:18 PM who said he and his father had gotten into a fight with two other men. According to the caller, he shot the two men out of self-defense and his father had been shot during the altercation.

Investigators discovered the bodies of 18-year-old Raymond Ryan Rios and 19-year-old Hugo Madrigal-Leon near the intersection of Sagebrush and Bensel Road. The Sheriff’s office said they will continue to investigate this case along with the help of the Umatilla Morrow Major Crime Team, Oregon State Forensics Lab and Umatilla County District Attorney’s Office.


Two men were found dead and a third man had to be treated for a gunshot wound after a shooting in Hermiston, according to the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office.

According to UCSO, the shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night on Sagebrush Road near Bensel Road.

The case is still under investigation. It is unclear if the suspected shooter is in custody, but the sheriff’s office said they don’t believe there is any outstanding danger to the community.