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State police 'humbled by the support' for critically injured trooper

Trooper Nic Cederberg (via Oregon State Police)

EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon State Police identified the trooper shot and critically injured by a suspect as 32-year-old Nic Cederberg.

"Last night, Trooper Nic Cederberg, North Plains Worksite, was in contact with a violent offender in Washington County which resulted in an officer involved shooting," state police said Monday afternoon. "Nic received multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a Portland area hospital. Nic underwent surgery this morning and is in critical condition surrounded by his family and friends."

Cederberg has been with the state police for 7 years. He is an Army veteran.

"Please respect the family's privacy as they go through this difficult situation," police asked. "We are also humbled by the support the community has given."

State police said you can send Trooper Cederberg well wishes by email or mail.

Email: OSP.social@state.or.us

Mail: Oregon State Police

Attention: Trooper Cederberg to

3565 Trelstad Ave SE

Salem, Or 97317

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