Cops: Man Fired Shotgun Before Police Returned Fire

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In the second officer-involved fatality in less than three weeks for the Portland Police Bureau, police say a man shot and killed overnight near the Lloyd Center fired at officers first.In a press release this morning, spokesman Sgt. Pete Simson says that two officers in separate cars drove to the top level of a parking garage located at Northeast Seventh Avenue and Lloyd Boulevard."Unexpectedly, the ...   More
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

After Adventist Shooting Leak, Portland Cops Told to Not Talk to Media


The day after officers leaked the news to The Oregonian that the man killed by police outside Portland Adventist Medical Center wasn't armed, Portland police command instituted a media lockdown.Officers were told at Wednesday roll call that they cannot talk to reporters without approval, one officer tells WW.Portland Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson says he can't confirm whether officers were told ...   More
Thursday, February 21, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Federal Investigators Mum On Thursday's Portland Police Shooting (Updated)

Bob Day Police Shotgun Less Lethal

The U.S. Department of Justice has declined to comment to WW whether and how the shooting of an apparently mentally ill person by a central precinct police officer last week will affect a recently launched DOJ investigation of the Portland Police Bureau. Nevertheless, it's clear DOJ officials will be looking over the bureau's shoulder as it investigates the incident internally. On Thursday, Officer ...   More
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 COREY PAUL


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