Portland Police Enhanced CIT and Central Precinct officers assist armed suicidal subject

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February 23, 2014 21:05

  

This evening, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Central Precinct officers responded to a domestic disturbance involving a suicidal 23-year-old man armed with a gun. Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team (ECIT) and other units responded to the area of 600 NE Royal Ct. and were able to contact family members.

The distraught subject had left but with the family's assistance, ECIT officers were able to make contact with the suicidal subject. After a lengthy negotiation by phone, ECIT officers were able to determine the location of the subject and Central precinct officers were able to locate the subject. He was taken into custody without incident.

The incident is still under investigation.

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