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News Release
Intruder shot by homeowner *Update at bottom of page* - 10/27/17

On October 15th, 2017 at about 0611 hours McMinnville Police responded to the 1300 block of SW Gilorr St. in McMinnville. A call came from inside a home at that location that an intruder had attempted to break into a residence and was shot by the homeowner. The intruder was subsequently flown via Life Flight to a Portland area hospital where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries. The homeowners are cooperating with the police investigation, which in on-going. Anyone with information regarding this is asked to call the McMinnville Police Tip Line at 503-434-2337. No further information is being released at this time pending the outcome of the investigation.

UPDATE 10/27/17
On Sunday, October 15th at about 0611 hours McMinnville police responded to SW Gilorr St. in McMinnville. A resident from inside the home called 911 at about 0540 hours stating that a male, later identified as 50 year old Larry Baker of McMinnville, was attempting to get into the house and was "shouldering" the door. The caller stated the male had been out the house about an hour earlier knocking on the door. The callers husband opened the door and told Baker, whom they did not know, to leave. Officers immediately responded to the area but were unable to locate Baker.
At about 0612 hours the caller again called 911 saying that the suspect had returned and had broken the glass on the front door. Information gained later was that Baker had broken the glass, reached in and unlocked the door and was opening the door when he was shot by the caller's husband.
Baker was taken by helicopter to OHSU where he underwent surgery for his gunshot wound. On 10/26/17 Baker was released from the hospital and was arrested on a warrant stemming from this incident and lodged in the Multnomah County Jail. He was charged with Criminal Trespass I, Criminal Mischief II and Stalking.