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UPDATE: Suspect Armed with Rifle Shot and Killed by Police Early Tuesday Morning

December 06, 2016 14:50

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Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this morning's incident. The deceased suspect has been identified as a 52-year-old man. His name will be released publicly after the Oregon State Medical Examiner conducts an autopsy on Wednesday.

The suspect was a resident of the apartment complex near where the shooting occurred. The suspect's rifle was seized as evidence.

The identity of the involved officer will be released on Wednesday. The officer will remain on paid administrative leave, per Bureau policy, until the completion of the Grand Jury.

Following the Grand Jury, the Bureau will release additional information as is standard practice. Additionally, as part of the use of force review process, the Bureau will conduct an internal review of the entire

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