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Suspect Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting in Russell Neighborhood

May 29, 2024 08:16


One person was injured in an officer-involved shooting in the Russell Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at approximately 5:05 a.m., detectives with the Portland Police Bureau’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, with the assistance of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), were serving a search warrant in the 2700 block of Northeast 137th Avenue when there was an encounter between an adult male and officers. The encounter resulted in an officer-involved shooting. The adult male was injured and transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown. No officers were injured.

Several streets in the area are closed and will be during the duration of the investigation.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact Detective Stephen Gandy at stephen.gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov 503 823-0449 or Detective Jeffery Pontius at jeffery.pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 and reference case number 24-680356.

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