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DA rules officers justified in fatally shooting suspect in Christmas shooting

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Five officers shot James Tylka 21 times on Christmas night, district attorney's office said.

SUBMITTED - James Tylka, left, shot and killed his wife, Katelynn, right, on Dec. 25, 2016. On Wednesday, the Washington County District Attorney's office ruled that officers were justified when they shot him 21 times, killing him.The Washington County District Attorney's Office has ruled officers from several Washington County police departments were justified when they shot a Beaverton man outside Sherwood on Christmas night.

James Tylka was shot and killed by police after he shot and killed his estranged wife, Katelynn Tylka-Armand on Dec. 25, 2016. Tylka then shot North Plains-based Oregon State Police Trooper Nic Cederberg several times before he was gunned down by police.

In a report released Wednesday, the DA's office found that five police officers who shot and killed Tylka after he had injured Cederberg were justified in their actions.



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