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Officer involved Shooting Info. pulled out of Quick Phone interview with P.P.B. P.I.O. B.S

A Call to Police about Bank Robbery Suspect, a confrontation, a foot pursuit, and some shots fired. One Officer shoots 3-5 times at suspect. Suspect hit, Suspect taken to hospital, suspect dies. P.P.B. P.I.O. B.S. arrives at scene and gives interviews and an ongoing investigation is under way.
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At approxiately 11:00a.m. today (11/22/2004), a call was placed to Portland police regarding a bank robbery at 9th & Halsey. A person matching the bank robbery suspect's description was confronted and a foot chase began to happen. At one point the officer confronted the suspect again and fired 3 to 5 shots at the suspect. The officer's name will be announced tomarrow between 9am and 11am, the name of the person shot is not known at this time. No Press Conference is scheduled at this time and According to Portland Police Bureau (P.P.B.) Public Information Officer (P.I.O.) Brian Schmautz(B.S.) there is no need for a Press Conference in these type of events. In general, the Portland Police Bureau does not do many Press Conferences.

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According to KATU 22.Nov.2004 15:21

Mike-d.(KATU)

 http://www.katu.com/
November 22, 2004
Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation

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Watch this story
 http://easylink.playstream.com/katu/041122shooting_breaker_1130am.wvx

Portland, Ore. - A suspected bank robber was shot by a Portland police officer just before noon on Monday in northeast Portland.
The incident happened at the Liberty Center Building which is located just southwest of the Lloyd Center.

TriMet's MAX tracks run along one side of the building.

The police officers involved in the shooting were reportedly not injured, but the condition of the suspected bank robber is unknown.

The scene from Jet 2
 http://easylink.playstream.com/katu/041122shooting_jet2.wvx

Police Investigate Evidence in Monday officer related shooting. (KATU)
Police Investigate Evidence in Monday officer related shooting. (KATU)

Police Fatally Shoot Alleged Bank Robber 22.Nov.2004 15:27

Mike-d. (KOIN)

 http://www.koin.com/

Continuing Coverage

Police Fatally Shoot
Alleged Bank Robber
An alleged bank robber was fatally shot by police Monday just blocks from the bank branch.
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Police Fatally Shoot Alleged Bank Robber

Suspect Hospitalized After Shooting

PORTLAND -- An alleged bank robber was fatally shot by police Monday near Lloyd Center.
The Bank of the West branch at 905 N.E. Halsey was hit about 11 a.m.

The suspect was spotted about four blocks away at Northeast Seventh and Holladay. Witnesses told KOIN News 6 that police cruisers came from all directions and surrounded the man.

Officers told him to stop. He was reportedly shot after lifting his arms and moving toward police.

Witnesses said the suspect was moving but apparently in a lot of pain. Police confirmed that he was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

11/22/2004

Picture of scene from KOIN Website
Picture of scene from KOIN Website

Officer shoots bank robbery suspect in Portland's Lloyd District 22.Nov.2004 15:37

Mike-d.(KGW)

TOP STORY

Officer shoots bank robbery suspect in Portland's Lloyd District
 http://www.kgw.com/
An officer shot and killed a suspect police believe was involved in a Lloyd District bank robbery in northeast Portland Monday morning. Eyewitnesses said the suspect, who appeared to be carrying a knife, may have been shot as many as four times after he ignored repeated police orders to stop and drop his weapon. The man, who police said they have not been able to identify, was pronounced dead at Legacy Emanuel Hospital a short time later, according to Sgt. Brian Schmautz with the Portland Police Bureau.

Full story
 link to www.kgw.com

KGW report
 link to www.kgw.com

Watch Sky-8 aerials of shooting scene
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Photo of scene from behind police line from KGW Website
Photo of scene from behind police line from KGW Website

No coverage on KPDX UPN WEBSITE 22.Nov.2004 15:51

Mike-d.(KPDX UPN)

No coverage on KPDX UPN WEBSITE


No Coverage on OPB Website 22.Nov.2004 15:56

Mike-d.(OPB)

No Coverage on OPB Website.


Robbery suspect shot in NE Portland 22.Nov.2004 16:12

Mike-d.(FOX KPTV)

Robbery suspect shot in NE Portland

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Police shoot bank robbery suspect in NE Portland

11-22-04

NE PORTLAND -- A Portland Police officer shot and injured a bank robbery around 11 a.m. Monday morning in Northeast Portland near NE 7th and Holladay.

The man is suspected of robbing a Bank of the West located in the 900 block of NE Halsey near Lloyd Center.

The shooting happened just minutes after the robbery.

Portland Police is currently on the scene, including Chief Derrick Foxworth. Portland Police Public Information Officer Brian Schmautz is expected to release more information to the public and media as soon as possible.

The suspect was taken away from the scene in an ambulance to receive treatment after the shooting. The officer was not injured.

Car traffic has been shut down at NE 7th and Holladay, though the MAX is still running. Many onlookers gathered from nearby office buildings shortly after the incident occured.

One witness recalled hearing "a couple cracks" of gunfire before going to see what had happened.

More details to come. . .

Picture 1 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting
Picture 1 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting
Picture 2 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting
Picture 2 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting
Picture 3 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting
Picture 3 from FOX KPTV Website of Officer Involved Shooting

Down The Same Road Again 22.Nov.2004 16:41

A Concerned Citizen

Here we go again ......

a friend of mine--a PoPig--told me that the 22.Nov.2004 22:59

COP

involved with this killing was Scott McCollister...he'd been demoted to foot patrol a while back.

cut it out with the corporate media! 22.Nov.2004 23:52

regular reader

if i wanted to see what KOIN had about this story, i'd go there and check it out.

i'll add that i think it's not cool to weigh down indymedia's volunteer-run, cobbled-together bandwidth with corporate media graphics. just post a link if you really want people to see it!

Sorry you don't like the media comparison, but there's a reason. 23.Nov.2004 01:42

Mike-d. mikedeepdx@yahoo.com

so you don't like the corporate media comparisons,
you did not address the reasons why they have been included. they have been included to help give a quick time-line, help point out spin-control, and help compare the ppb pio bs stuff i posted earlier. the police story written as given by a police officer is not a good story by itself. but do to a lack of coverage i had to report on it myself since no one else was posting about it. thank you for taking time to read it and post your concerns. i posted a call for reporters early, but one of the pdximc administrators felt the newswire item needed to be put in a area unaccessable to the public and would not defend why they did so.

cut it out with the corporate media! 22.nov.2004 23:52

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if i wanted to see what koin had about this story, i'd go there and check it out. good point but, see one of the problems with this statement is that the corporate media websites can change multiple times during the day. with no accountablity to the public, but if someone documents it, like i have done here for a moment in time on each site i visited, you can see how the story develops and how and who changes the story and story-line.

i'll add that i think it's not cool to weigh down indymedia's volunteer-run, cobbled-together bandwidth with corporate media graphics. sure, we can talk about resources but, corporate media pictures can show a scene that the public may not have access to. they also paint a picture and help people relate to a concept or idea, without a lot of writing. since i did not go to the scene, i posted a lame police hiring picture from the ppb website. informative but not really related, just post a link if you really want people to see it! people don't always have time to go to links and you can see multiple sites in seconds vs having to wade through corporate sites. plus it keeps people on our site because we have the information from the other sites availible. if someone clicks on a "koin" website they are now surfing koin.com maybe instead of portland.indymedia.org. sure-server space, internet download band-width, hard drive space, and corporate images all over the site can be a problem, but can be used to be more of the solution. the picture included here is from the shooting on march 28th, 2004. it was on a corporate media site until they relized what it was actually a picture of. i was doing my media comparison and captured it.
the picture is of james jahar perez sitting in his car dead. at the scene of the shooting. the corporate media outlet pulled it from their website out of respect for the family.

Police investigate the shooting scene as a crowd watches from behind crime tape,
Police investigate the shooting scene as a crowd watches from behind crime tape,

was 23.Nov.2004 09:11

not was

i saw a brown man being gang attacked by whiters and when the police were called they arrived on the scene and told ME to STAND BACK as if my mere presence probably had something bto do with it because im not white.NEVER trust the police.some white friends have also said they will never call police if they see a ''crime''.most crimes are caused by greed and racial histgory of the united states,your current thief killer poresident is the cause of crime.get him out or else.get active expose police whenever you can.get video cams.send the cops a tape of them harrassing black men.tell them you have copies too and are sending them all over the country.police only ''protect'' ''good looking '' family type people.theyb are genetic herd cullers along the lines of josef mengele in nazi germany.do we want to be known as the ''good german'' planet throughout the galaxy??

News Releases: Portland Police Officer shoots robbery suspect 23.Nov.2004 09:38

Mike-d.(P.P.B.) mikedeepdx@yahoo.com

News Releases: Portland Police Officer shoots robbery suspect
The following item(s) have been added to the Portland Police Bureau notification system during the date(s) specified.

Date: 11/22/2004
Incident/Case#:
Investigator: Homicide Unit of the Portland Police Bureau (503) 823-0479

PIO Contact: PIO Contact Name: Brian Schmautz
Email Address:  bschmautz@police.ci.portland.or.us
Phone Number: 503-823-0010
Pager Number: 503-790-1779
Attachment(s): None Uploaded
URL:  link to www.portlandonline.com

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NEWS RELEASE

OFFICER SHOOTS ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT

On November 22, 2004, at 11:07 am, a Portland Police officer shot and killed a 39-year-old bank robbery suspect while responding to report of a robbery at the Bank of the West located at 905 Northeast Halsey Street. In the initial report of the bank robbery officers were given a suspect description and told the suspect threatened to kill employees of the bank. While checking the area after the reported robbery, police officers saw the suspect a few blocks from the bank. Officers initiated a foot pursuit and cornered the suspect on Northeast Holladay between Northeast 6th and 7th Avenue. Several witnesses reported hearing officer's shout commands at the suspect and witnessed the suspect, who was armed with a knife, ignore the commands and advance towards the officers. A 17-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau fired 3 to 5 shots striking the suspect who fell to the ground. A knife and evidence taken from the robbery were recovered at the scene.

Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives and Detectives from the Multnomah County Major Crimes Team are currently interviewing officers and citizens. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, November 23, 2004. Detectives have identified the robbery suspect. His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Detectives are seeking contact with anyone who may have information in this investigation. If you saw any portion of the crime and have not had contact with police call the Homicide Unit of the Portland Police Bureau at (503) 823-0479.

This investigation is continuing.


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the big question in all this... 23.Nov.2004 10:32

was the citizen-killing cop

Scott McCollister or was Jason Sery still on the force? Sounds like something either would do!

duke it out 23.Nov.2004 12:56

tessa bird

the battle going on here with the corporate and independent media seems to be going a little too far. Capital letters offers to me a felling of anger and fighting. Really, this site is for independent Media. I personally don't give a rats ass about what the local channels are saying about what happened. I HATE WATCHING THE NEWS. and here at the feature i am forced to read it. yes, forced to look at the pictures and read what they are saying. maybe not forced to read it, but really, i don't see the point of putting up every story coroprate media has on this. it doesn't seem comparative, or journalistic. Please leave corporate media off the site. I don't want to read it.

shooting 24.Nov.2004 15:21

fandango cw_dailey@yahoo.com

It seems like some people almost wanted the shooter to be Sery or McCollister. Now that we know that the officer who shot was not McCollister, why did someone say it was? Get your facts straight before posting. Oh, possibly the CORPORATE MEDIA was lying to cover McCollister.