CHILOQUIN, Ore-- Late last night, on October 22, 2021, around 10:00 p.m. Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sent to assist Chiloquin Fire & Rescue on an EMS call in the 300 block of Wasco Ave. in Chiloquin.
After arriving to the scene law enfrocement found a KCSO deputy, who was in the area, giving CPR with EMT’s on Gabriel
Moreno, 22 of Chiloquin.
KCSO has infomred NewsWatch 12 that Moreno was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Klamath County Major Crime Team was activated and detectives from KCSO, Klamath Falls Police and Oregon State Police, conducted an investigation.
Police later found that the incident was the result of an altercation between Moreno and Shay Michael Treetop, 36 of Chiloquin.
Police say that Treetop has been taken into custody and is being lodged at the Klamath County Jail.
Treetop is currently being charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide.