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One person has been arrested following a shooting in the area of Hods Lane near St. Helens.

Shooting Investigation

The shooting suspect faces numerous criminal charges.

The investigation by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) unfolded Monday, Jan. 16. The Columbia County Major Crimes Team (MCT) was also dispatched to the scene to investigate the shooting.

The shooting victim has been identified as 67-year-old Thomas Norman Barker of St. Helens. Barker was taken by Life Flight to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Hospital in Portland with life threatening injuries. His condition was not available as of Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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