1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
February 15, 2002 00:00
On February 22, 2001, Officer Robert Pippen saw Gildersleeve operating a stolen vehicle. Gildersleeve, who had committed an armed robbery, attempted to flee in the stolen vehicle. During the pursuit, Gildersleeve caused an accident on SW Oleson Road. Gildersleeve attempted to run from the accident on foot and Officer Pippen gave chase. When Gildersleeve pointed a loaded and cocked 40 caliber semi-automatic pistol at Officer Pippen, Officer Pippen shot him.
A photograph of Gildersleeve is available by calling the Portland Police Bureau Identification Division at (503) 823-0382.
Public Information Officer:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Lt. Mike Marshman