Suspect Wounded In Officer Shooting Recovering

posted by Brad Ford -

Photo: KATU

The man who was wounded by Beaverton Police Thursday afternoon is recovering in a hospital.

Beaverton Police have released the timeline of events:

11:05 a.m.

  • Call came out for a disturbance involving an armed male.  The male was contained in a vehicle.

  • Beaverton units arrived and contained the situation.

  • Valley Catholic High, Middle, Elementary Schools put in lockout.  Officers responded to school for students/staff safety.

  • Washington County Tactical Negotiation Team and Crisis Negotiation Unit requested.

  • Farmington Rd was closed between Murray and 150th for the public’s safety.

  • Officers negotiated with male for 2 ½ hours.

1:47 p.m.

  • The male shot at officers.  Officers returned fire and the male sustained injuries.

  • The male was medically treated on scene by officers and medical personnel before being transported to a local hospital.

  • The officers involved in the shooting were put on paid administrative leave, which is standard procedure.

  • No officers were injured during the shooting.

  • We don’t know the motive behind the shooting but hopefully this will come out in the investigation.                               

  • Washington County Major Crimes team is investigating.

  • Valley Catholic Schools were released from lockout.

The update Thursday is that the man remains hospitalized. His name and condition aren’t being released.



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