Officers involved in Hillsboro shooting death ID’d

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Officials have released the names of two police officers who fatally shot an armed man in Hillsboro. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Sgt. James Haxton is a 20-year veteran of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Officer Christopher Taaca is a 12-year veteran of the Hillsboro Police Department, and has served 14 years in law enforcement. The two officers fired the shots that killed Stanley Hayes, 69, of Hillsboro early Thursday.