As of Tuesday, April 28, 2015
This is a developing story, more details will be posted soon.
Release from the Hood River Police Department:
On Saturday April 25 Hood River Police Officers arrested Parkdale resident, Tyson Sackett, 28, for shooting a man at the Hood River Marina.
At about 6:45pm Hood River Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Hood River Marina. According to witnesses a man, later identified as Sackett, fired several shots at another man in a vehicle at the north end of the marina. The gunman fled eastbound across the marina, stripped off his clothing and jumped into the Columbia River and swam to the adjacent riverbank. Hood River Police Officers located Sackett and took him into custody a short time later at a nearby gas station. The victim, Mark Wright, 60, of Eugene, OR was shot several times. Wright was able to drive himself into the downtown Hood River area before getting help.
Wright was transported by life flight to a Portland area hospital. Sackett was transported to NORCOR where he was booked and lodged for Assault first degree at this time.
This investigation is still ongoing and the motive is unknown. If you have any information about this incident please contact Det. Mike Martin at the Hood River Police Department (541) 387-5256.