Press release from the Ferndale Police Department
Today at 12:04 PM, Ferndale Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a business in the 6200 block of Portal Way. Upon arrival, law enforcement discovered the victim, 58-year-old Douglas Scoggins, from Ferndale was deceased. Further investigation determined that Mr. Scoggins had been shot multiple times. Probable cause exists to arrest the suspect, 49-year-old Todd. D Andersen for Murder 1st degree.
Mr. Andersen is currently at large and is believed to be driving a rented 2020 Silver Challenger with Oregon plates 553MJM.
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Members of the public who have information about Mr. Andersen’s whereabouts are encouraged to contact the Ferndale Police Department by calling 911. This is an active homicide investigation and more details will be released as they become available to the public.