Suspect Fires Shots in Lents Neighborhood, Arrested by Tactical Team (Photo)

May 16, 2022 12:02


The suspect in this incident is identified as 29-year-old Kalin Anthony Duffee. He was discharged from the hospital and has been lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on the charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.


***Original Message Below***

A man fired shots in the Lents Neighborhood, prompting a callout by the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT).

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9:14p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 8800 block of Southeast Flavel Street. When officers arrived they learned that the suspect was shot and down in the street. They also had information that the suspect was the same one that had generated multiple calls for service earlier in the day where he was armed with a handgun, had threatened to kill himself, and kill police. Officers made attempts to contact him in an effort to offer him assistance, as did Project Respond mental health clinicians. However he could not be reached and a plan was made to attempt contact with him again at a later time.

Officers learned that the suspect had fired a shot at a passing car and at some point the suspect was injured by gunfire as well. Officers established a perimeter to prevent anyone else from being injured. A 30 square block area was issued a shelter in place warning via the PublicAlerts system. Due to the fact that the suspect was still armed, SERT and CNT responded. At 10:29p.m., SERT officers were able to approach using ballistic armor and take him into custody. The suspect, an adult male, was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is currently in police custody. He will be identified after he is charged with a crime. It's unclear how the suspect was shot.

A semiautomatic handgun was seized as evidence (photo).

The victim, an adult male, reported that he was shot at as he was driving on Southeast Flavel Street. He was not seriously injured but had some cuts from flying glass. No other victims have been located so far. If anyone has information about this case, please contact attn: ECST and reference case number PP22-124957.

Officers received assistance from the K9 unit, the Air Support Unit, the Focused Intervention Team, and the Enhanced Community Safety Team.

Portland's community notification system is called PublicAlerts. Visit to sign up. PublicAlerts sends information by text, email, and voice message about how to stay safe during an emergency.

Photo description: Silver and black semi-automatic Ruger handgun with slide locked back, magazine with ammunition, and a box of 9mm ammunition



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