Police Find Shooting Suspect In Fairview

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As search that shutdown much of Fairview Thursday afternoon ended when police found the suspect in a house.

Thursday morning, police spotted a suspect who was wanted in a Washington State shooting in his car near the Motel 6 in Troutdale. 

The suspect fled westbound on I-84 and took the 238th Avenue exit and turned right on NE Halsey. Police used spike strips and the suspect crashed near 217th. The suspect was believed to be armed when he ran into the neighborhood.

Police closed Halsey between 207th and 223rd.

Reverse 911 was used to tell residents to stay in their homes until police could escort them out.

TriMet supplied buses where evacuees could stay until the search was complete.

Police found the suspect in a house near 6th and Lincoln. He refused to come out. While police were talking with the man they heard a gunshot. He was able to continue talking with the negotiator while police entered the house and subdued the man. Officers gave him first aid until medics arrived.

The man was taken to a hospital. His condition has not been released.


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