Alaina Burns Killed by James Eslinge

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Old Crime Scene Address:
33100 Oregon Lane
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Police responded to a burglary in progress at a home at about 1:40 p.m. The caller said Alaina Burns had walked into his unlocked home and barricaded herself in one of the rooms. The room contained several firearms. Burns allegedly fired at least one round inside the home and then left through the back door and made her way to the roof where she allegedly pointed a gun in the officer's direction. A trooper shot and killed her.

Killer: James Eslinge

Agency: Clatsop County Sheriff's Office

Motive: Burglary

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: Yes

Body Camera: No

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Alaina Burns

Death Date: December 28, 2020

County: Clatsop

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Female

Age: 31

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6470

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