Suspect Identified in Sunday's Officer-Involved

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June 29, 2020 16:25


The suspect involved in the shooting incident on June 28, 2020, in the 7900 hundred block of Southeast 6th Avenue, has been identified as 25-year-old Gray Tristan Stockton. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.



The officer involved in the shooting incident in the 7900 hundred block of Southeast 6th Avenue is:

Officer Laurent Bonczijk, a 7-year veteran assigned to Central Precinct.

This investigation continues. The Bureau will release additional information when appropriate.



On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 2:24 p.m., a premise check call at a vacant residence was generated in the 7900 hundred block of Southeast 6th Avenue. Central Precinct Officers responded to the scene.

When Officers were checking the residence, a subject was encountered and one officer fired their handgun. The officers retreated to a position of safety and called for additional resources, including medical to respond.

There was information to believe the involved subject may be armed, so the SERT and CNT teams were requested. The Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) also responded. aA shelter in place order was put into place for the safety of those in the surrounding neighborhood.

SERT and CNT personnel responded to the scene and deployed a robot into the residence. The subject was safely taken into custody and the shelter in place order for the surrounding neighborhood was rescinded.

The subject was checked by medical personnel at the scene and it was determined there was no injury.

None of the officers on scene sustained injury.
The involved Bureau member is a 7-year veteran assigned to Central Precinct. The members' names will be released tomorrow, as per Bureau policy. The involved officer will remain on paid administrative leave until the completion of the Bureau's, East County Major Crimes Team,56 and Multnomah County District Attorney Office's investigation.

The Bureau may release additional information as appropriate. The involved officer will be interviewed by investigators within 48 hours.
This remains an active investigation. As information becomes available for release, updates will be provided via press release.

As part of the use of force review process, the Bureau will conduct an internal review of the entire incident and the case will go before the Police Review Board (PRB), which is comprised of community members, Bureau members and representatives from the Independent Police Review Division.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. The Portland Police Bureau's directive outlining the procedures followed after an officer involved shooting may be found at

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:

"We are relieved no one was injured during this dynamic incident," said Chief Chuck Lovell. "There is a lot of information to be gathered about what transpired today, including internal and external reviews. I extend my gratitude to all of the area residents who were impacted by this event, as well as all of our PPB members who were involved and responded in various capacities."



The PIO will brief media at SE 6/Tacoma (Northwest corner of intersection) at 7:15 p.m.



The suspect involved in the incident in the Sellwood neighborhood has safely been taken into custody. There is no identified on-going risk to the community. The shelter in place order has been rescinded.

Investigators are expected to remain in the area for several hours. The PIO will provide a media update after the on-scene briefing. There is not a set time determined for this media briefing; watch for updates on Twitter for time/location.



SERT and CNT officers continue to attempt to safely resolve the incident in the area of the 7900 block of Southeast 6th Avenue. Area residents are asked to shelter in place, as the involved subject is believed to be armed. Please avoid the area.

PPB will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.



PPB's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) are responding to the 7900 block of Southeast 6th Avenue.

Streets are closed from Sellwood Park to Tacoma Street on Southeast 6th Avenue. No vehicular or pedestrian traffic is permitted.

The PIO is responding to the scene, but it may take some time to get briefed before a media statement is expected. For updates on media briefing time, monitor Twitter. Media staging is at Southeast 7th Avenue/Nehalem Street.

Updates will be provided as information becomes available.



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