Sheriff’s Office Identifies Two Males Found Shot Thursday Night


The two teenagers found dead in Hermiston Thursday night have been identified as Raymond Ryan Rios, 18, and Hugo Madrigal-Leon, 19, both from Hermiston.

According to information from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, 911 dispatch received a call around 8:18 p.m. on Thursday from a male saying he and his father had just been in an altercation that resulted in the father being shot and wounded and the caller shooting two men.

The altercation took place just after 8 p.m. near Sagebrush Road and Bensel Road just outside Hermiston. The reporting male told dispatch he shot the two men, claiming self-defense. The caller said he was driving his father to the hospital.

According to UCSO, when deputies arrived in the area, they located the two males who were deceased.  The Umatilla Morrow Major Crime Team, the Oregon State Police Forensics Lab and the Umatilla County District Attorney are part of the investigation.

The sheriff’s office said more information will be released when possible.


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