Date: December 6, 2021
Subject: Brandon L. Keck, 30
Involved Bureau Members: Officer John Hughes
On Monday, December 6, 2021, shortly before 10 a.m., Portland Police responded to I-5 in the area of Rosa Parks Way regarding an armed suspect involved in multiple carjackings and violent incidents. During the last carjacking, a woman and her family ran from the car and it was first reported she was shot. It was later determined her injury was not from a bullet.
During the course of contacting the suspect, Officer John Hughes, a 17-year veteran of the Portland Police Bureau deployed his weapon, killing the suspect was later identified by the Oregon State Medical Examiner as Brandon L. Keck.
The Portland Police Bureau's directive outlining the procedures followed after an officer-involved shooting may be found at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/656780
Once the entire investigation and legal process is complete, the investigative files and any grand jury transcripts will be posted on the Bureau's Open Data page and can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/52175