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Suspect Taken Into Custody After Reports of an Armed Suspect Brandishing Gun on W Burnside St (Photo)

June 21, 2018 11:35


On, Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 12:27 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a suspect pointing a gun at motorists and pedestrians at West Burnside Street and Southwest Park Street.

Officers arrived in the area and were flagged down by multiple people regarding a reportedly armed suspect. Officers learned a man carrying a firearm had pointed a gun at several people then left the area. An officer obtained information about the suspect and broadcast the suspect's description and last known location to other officers. Officers searched the area and located the suspect near Southwest Ankeny Street and Southwest Park Avenue.

As officers contacted the suspect, they observed him holding a firearm. Officers provided the suspect commands and initially the suspec

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