Vigil held for man shot and killed by Clark County deputies

A vigil was held Friday night for the 21-year-old Black man that Clark County deputies shot and killed Thursday night in the Hazel Dell area. During an afternoon news briefing, Clark County Sheriff Chuck Atkins said that Kevin Peterson Jr. fired a gun at deputies first. The deputies returned fire, killing Peterson. The sheriff’s office said the local drug task force was conducting a narcotics investigation which eventually led to a pursuit on foot.