On October 22, 2021 at approximately 10:00PM Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to assist Chiloquin Fire & Rescue on an EMS call in the 300 block of Wasco Av. in Chiloquin.

A KCSO deputy was in the area and began CPR with EMT’s on Gabriel Moreno, 22 of Chiloquin. Moreno was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Klamath County Major Crime Team was activated, detectives from KCSO, Klamath Falls Police and Oregon State Police, conducted the investigation and were assisted by the Klamath County District Attorney’s Office.


The incident was the result of an altercation between Moreno and Shay Michael Treetop, 36 of Chiloquin. Treetop was taken into custody and is lodged at the Klamath County Jail charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide.

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