Police Respond to Call of Man Armed with Gun Near Parkrose High School

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May 17, 2019 12:30

  

On May 17, 2019, at 11:48 a.m., Officers responded to a call regarding a man armed with a gun near Parkrose High School, located at 12003 NE Shaver. Officers arrived and determined that a Parkrose High School staff member had wrestled the suspect to the ground. There is no indication there is any other shooter or any injuries. Police have not yet determined if any rounds were fired.

Portland Police officers continued to respond and the Special Emergency Reaction Team was activated. Officers and SERT are searching the school and area and the investigation is continuing.

Police are advising parents to reunite with their children at the K-Mart at Northeast 122nd and Sandy.

The Public Information Officer responded and will meet with the media at the designated staging area at Parkrose Middle School.

Additional information will be released when police have updates.

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Phone: 503-823-0830
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Portland, OR 97204

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