Transcript Reveals New Details In Washington Shooting

posted by Brad Ford - 

Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill released a transcript of the grand jury proceedings in the death investigation of Jason Washington.

Two Portland State University Campus Public Safety officers shot and killed Washington on June 29, 2018.

The transcript shows the grand jury heard from the two officers, witnesses and experts about the shooting.

A Portland Police Bureau video analyst slowed police body camera video to show Washington was pointing a black object at officers before they fired.

The grand jury determined the officers were justified in shooting Washington.

Read the full transcript here.

Portland State University has hired separate consultants OIR Group and Margolis Healy to review the shooting and to conduct a comprehensive review of campus safety. 

The transcript from the Multnomah County Grand Jury proceedings and the Portland Police Bureau investigation will be part of those reviews.

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