Nysaa Oregon Shooting: Police officer Joe Johnson shot and killed in the line of duty

In the tragic shooting that took place last night, April 15, 2023, in Nyssa, Oregon, police officer Joe Johnson died. Law enforcement authorities are currently investigating into it. Let’s see about Nyssa Oregon Shooting in detail.


Nyssa Oregon Shooting:

A tragic shooting happened yesterday night, Saturday, April 15, 2023, in Nyssa, Oregon. Police are now looking into the incident.

Police officer Joe Johnson died and another suffered serious injuries in the Nyssa incident, according to the reports. Reports state that Officer Joe Johnson was hurt during the altercation and died as a consequence.

After the police responded to a domestic disturbance, the suspect is said to have shot at least one officer before fleeing the scene.

Police started looking because they thought the culprit would be close to Parma. The suspect car, a 1994 Suburban with Oregon license plates, was reportedly found in Nyssa, but the culprit has not yet been located.

Who is Rene Castro?

Rene Castro, 36-year-old identified as the shooter who shot and killed police officer Joseph Johnson (43). Rene Castro is still at large and has extensive criminal history according to a few sources.

Rene Castro
Rene Castro


Shooting Incident Overview

In accordance with a press release from the Malheur County District Attorney, Officer Johnson was called in response to a report of a violent individual causing damage to property and posing a threat to nearby residents in Nyssa. Johnson learned that the suspect had left the area and was driving through the city as he was responding.

Johnson pursued the guy until he stopped at a residence on Locust and Third Street in Nyssa. As soon as Johnson stopped, an armed subject began firing at Officer Johnson,” the press release claims. Officer Johnson was shot and killed before there was a chance to retaliate. Castro immediately left the scene.

We will update this page with new details as soon as we get them.

The investigation is currently being done.


Tributes to Police officer Joe Johnson

The passing of Police officer Joe Johnson has sparked an outpouring of sympathy for the Johnson family from the police community and beyond.

Cheryl Lyn wrote: “Shocking news to hear about Joe Johnson. I had the privilege to work side by side with Joe. He trained me and what an amazing man, husband, father and friend he was. He was truly devoted to his family and LE. My heart hurts for your family. My heart hurts for the dispatchers, first responders and other fellow officers that were part of the scene. Having 6 years of dispatching experience I can’t fathom it…it’s truly your worst nightmare to have one if your own go down 🖤

John J Mosqueda, Correctional Officer at Oregon Department of Corrections, wrote: “RIP big Joe Johnson !! You did your job Brother and faced down Evil like a MAN!! You are a HERO!! We will take it from here…..”

Eric Anderson wrote: “Please pray for Joe Johnson and his family. A very dear friend of mine lost his life last night near Nyssa Oregon in the line of duty to a gun shot. He is a hero and a great man. Had a loving heart and a great dad of 2 kids. We love you Joe. Thank you so much. You were one of the great ones. 🙏❤

Authorities are currently looking into Joe Johnson’s death circumstances. The news has obviously crushed Joe Johnson’s family and friends, and the community has been horrified by the tragic loss.

Kindly use the comment box below to honor the death of Joe Johnson by leaving a tribute.


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