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Suspect Shot & Killed, Officer Wounded In North Portland Standoff

PORTLAND, Ore. — A suspect was shot and killed by police in North Portland and an officer wounded during a standoff on Friday morning.

The Drug Enforcement Administration was serving a warrant at an apartment on North Willis Blvd. near Interstate Place around 6:30am.  The suspect was armed and threatened to shoot federal agents.

Police say the suspect fired through a wall and struck the officer in the hip.  The 14-year veteran of the police bureau was treated at the hospital and released.

The Portland Police Special Emergency Reaction Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded and the apartment building and neighborhood were evacuated.

The suspect was taken down after firing additional shots.  He has not yet been identified.


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