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Triple-Homicide Suspect Oen Nicholson In Custody

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The alleged murderer of three people in North Bend has turned himself in, according to North Bend Police.

30-year-old Oen Evan Nicholson was sought in a hit-and-run incident and two fatal shootings on Friday. One victim, Charles Simms Nicholson,  is believed to be his father. One woman in the hit-and-run is in critical condition.

After eluding law enforcement, Nicholson has reportedly surrendered to officials in Wisconsin.  We’ll have updates on this story as more details are gathered.  

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Brian Bull is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, and remains a contributor to the KLCC news department. He began working with KLCC in June 2016.   In his 27+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (22 regional),  the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from  the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
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