Breaking News: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40930697/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/ Officer shot to death during struggle in Oregon Victim reportedly town's police chief; suspect wounded in ensuing shootout "A police officer was shot to death Wednesday in a shopping complex just before noon, and the suspect was wounded and taken to a hospital, law enforcement authorities said. The Columbia County Sheriff's office confirmed that an officer from the Rainier Police Department had been killed. One witness said the officer was the town's police chief. The shooting occurred in a small shopping complex in Rainier after the report of a disturbance at a car audio shop. The officer responded, a struggle ensued at the store and he was shot to death....." and "....the officer was Police Chief Ralph Painter, 55...." more at link More information: http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-n...nier_after_reports_of_officer_being_shot.html NOTE: The name of the dead officer is still unconfirmed.