At least one person was shot at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino, Pendleton on Wednesday. The suspect has been taken into custody. 

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Police and emergency responders in the Umatilla County responded to reports of an active shooter, armed gunman at the Oregon casino. The Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR), on social media, confirmed that the assailant was intercepted by police at the door of the casino. A shootout with police took place and the suspect was brought into custody shortly after.

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At least one person was shot during the incident. The extent of injuries, identity or the current condition have not been revealed yet. A LifeFlight helicopter responded to the scene.

As of 1:46 PM, the CTUIR representatives said that the site was secure. Roughly 20 law enforcement agents responded to the Pendleton resort and casino. The Umatilla Tribal Police Department, FBI, Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, and Pendleton Police Department were deployed. 

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Authorities are at the scene searching for any more victims, speaking to witnesses, and conducting a widescale investigation.

Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation in a Facebook post said:

• There was an armed gunman at Wildhorse Casino and Resort.

• Police intercepted him at the door where there was a shootout with the police.

• The suspect is in custody.

• A bystander was shot and their condition is unknown.

• Site is secure.

Approx. 20 police were on site: UTPD, FBI, County, and City.

We are asking the public to please stay away from the casino & resort area at this time while officials continue to evaluate the situation and conduct their investigation. More Details are forthcoming. Please standby.

Meanwhile, the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center said that it has cancelled all appointments for the rest of the day. It is encouraging residents and tribe members to call the 988 Mental Health line if they need assistance.