Armed Robbery Leads To Office Involved Shooting

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A suspect was injured after an officer involved shooting in the Reed Neighborhood. No officers were injured during the incident.

On Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 12:24a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 5000 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard. A suspect vehicle description was broadcast to responding officers. A short time later, an officer spotted a vehicle similar in description of the suspect vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle was driving in a reckless manner.

The vehicle stopped in a parking lot in the 2900 block of Southeast Steele Street, where officers attempted to contact the occupants. At 12:41a.m, an officer involved shooting happened and one male was injured. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Other suspects were detained pending investigation.

Portland Police Bureau Homicide Unit Detectives responded to the scene and are investigating. If anyone has information about this incident and have not been contacted by officers, please contact Detective Sean Macomber at 503-823-0404 or Detective Rico Beniga at 503-823-0457 and reference case number 22-803367.

Per policy, Portland's Homicide Unit has assumed control of this investigation. The investigation is still in its early stages and additional information cannot be released at this time. Updates will be released at the direction of investigators.

As part of the use of force review process, the Bureau will conduct an internal review of the entire incident, including the initial response, resources requested, tactics used, and post shooting actions. The case will go before the Police Review Board (PRB), which is composed of community members, Bureau members, and representatives from the Independent Police Review Division.

Source: Portland Police

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