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Reportedly Armed Suspect Taken Into Custody Early Tuesday Morning in NE Portland (Photo)

June 19, 2018 08:30

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On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 5:22 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a suspect pointing a gun at people near Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street.

Officers responded to the area and searched the neighborhood for the suspect. Callers to 9-1-1 provided updates about the suspect's description and last known location. During a search of the neighborhood, officers located a man matching the suspect's description in the 1900 block of Northeast 122nd Avenue. Officers observed what appeared to be a firearm in the suspect's hand. The officers devised a plan to contact the man and an officer provided the suspect directions to place the gun on the ground. The suspect dropped the gun on the ground and was taken into custody without incident.

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