Bank robber's bomb was a fake
By Arrianee LeBeau KVAL News
EUGENE, Ore - A man was shot by police after he robbed a Key Bank branch at 2829 W. 11th Ave at about 5 pm, with what he called an explosive device. According to police the suspicious device the suspect had was not real.
Police said the man is in critical but stable condition. They are not releasing his name. He was described as a 58 year old white man with a possible criminal history in California.
Police have identified the officer involved in the shooting as Officer Joe Kidd.
Police are investigating the events leading to the shooting. If you have information about this case you can call the Interagency Deadly Force Investigation Team at 726-2338.
New Year's Resolutions
Patch, our cat is waiting for breakfast as he enjoys the Sun in Lowell while the Valley and Eugene has a blanket of fog. A 13 mile drive to Lowell east of I-5 and you can escape the fog that Eugene residents put up with. It is worth the short commute to live out of the fog for most of the winter.
A short 13 mile drive east to Lowell and you can escape the Valley fog. 95% of the time that Eugene is socked in with fog there is blues skies in Lowell.