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Man Shot Dead By Gresham Police In SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man was shot dead by a Gresham Police officer on the evening of May 31st in Southeast Portland.  He’s identified as 49-year-old Israel Berry.

Officers were called to deal with Berry who was reportedly making threats in the area of Southeast Kelly Street a few blocks east of 122nd Avenue.

Gresham Police were helping out Portland Police as they managed several large demonstrations.  The Gresham officer was on scene with several Portland officers when deadly force was used.  He has been identified as Officer James Doyle.  Doyle has been in law enforcement since January of 2018.

Investigators have not said what the nature of the threats were, if Berry was armed or what led up to the shooting.

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