Officers Involved in Shooting Identified

On September 3, 2017, Longview Police Department officers were dispatched to an assault in the 2200 block of 32nd Ave. Officers were involved in the fatal shooting of Henry S. Rakoz. The officers have been identified as Officer Tim Deisher and Officer Levi Weatherl.

Officer Deisher has been employed by the Longview Police Department since April of 1996. Officer Weatherl has been employed by the Longview Police Department since February of 2017.

Officer Deisher and Officer Weatherl have been placed on administrative leave per department policy.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is conducting the investigation.