UPDATE: SERT Responding to Armed Man in Vehicle in Northeast Portland's Madison South Neighborhood

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June 09, 2013 05:25

  

Police are clearing the area after discovering the armed man in the car is asleep and has not committed a crime.

Traffic is reopened in the neighborhood.

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This morning, Sunday June 9, 2013, at 3:11 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to numerous 9-1-1 calls of shots fired and a disturbance in the area of Northeast 83rd Avenue and Klickitat Street.

Officers arrived in the area and came across a male sitting in car with a gun in his lap. The male has thus far refused police commands so the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) are responding to the scene.

There are no known shooting victims.

Traffic is affected on 82nd Avenue in both directions, as well as Klickitat East of 82nd.

There is no designated media stating and any responding media is asked to remain outside the perimeter.

PIO is not responding at this time.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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