CARLTON — Yamhill police officer Travis Van Cleave fired his service weapon at a suspect during the course of a lengthy Sunday night pursuit that ended west of Carlton at the intersection of Meadow Lake and Old Moores Valley roads.
The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Bryan Christopher Mitchell, 29, of 860 E. Third St., Yamhill. He sustained a minor gunshot wound and was transported to the Willamette Valley Medical Center for treatment.
After being released, Mitchell was charged with two counts of attempted third-degree assault, attempt to elude a police officer, hit-and-run and reckless driving. He was lodged in jail on $32,500 bail pending arraignment at 1:20 p.m. today before Judge Ronald Stone in circuit court.
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