A deputy responded to a report of a stolen vehicle. The deputy saw two people in the car, and as he approached, the driver got out. The man, who allegedly was in possession of a firearm, was shot and killed by the deputy.
Victim's Name: Robert Martinez Jr.
Agency Responsible: Lane County Sheriff's Office
Date of Death: January 15, 2018
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: other
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 3309