The Portland Police Bureau and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office are conducting a joint investigation into this evening's incident that resulted in an officer-involved shooting.
Preliminary information indicates that this incident started at approximately 8:00 p.m. near the Johnson Creek Fred Meyer store when a Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputy attempted to stop the driver in a stolen car. The suspect attempted to elude officers in the vehicle and eventually crashed near Southeast 89th Avenue and Gray Street, which is in Clackamas County.
The male suspect ran from the crash on foot, leaving a female passenger in the vehicle. Additional Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies, and a Portland Police Canine Unit officer responded to the area to assist in the search for the suspect.
At some point during the search, officers encountered the suspect and shots were fired. The suspect was injured by gunfire and was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment. The suspect is expected to survive his injuries.
During the incident, a Portland Police Canine Unit officer was bitten by a Clackamas County K-9 (dog) and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The officer was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment.
The Portland Police officer and a Clackamas County deputy were involved in the shooting with the suspect, which occurred in the City of Portland.
The Portland Police Bureau will be the lead investigating agency on the officer-involved shooting portion of this incident.