Officer involved shooting in SW Portland
Credit: KGW Mike Benner
Police converge near an officer-involved shooting at SW 35th and Dakota, near Gabriel Park.
by Michael Rollins and Mike Benner
Posted on December 27, 2010 at 5:54 PM
Updated today at 6:40 PM
PORTLAND -- Police were closing off streets near Gabriel Park around 5:40 p.m. after reports of an officer involved shooting.
Police said the shooting was in the 3500 block of SW Dakota.
A neighbor reported hearing four shots in rapid succession. A second neighbor reported hearing what sounded like a crash.
Portland Police Bureau spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson said no officers were hit by gunfire.
An AMR ambulance spokesman said one man was taken to Oregon Health & Sciences University. The ambulance was dispatched at 5:39, arrived a minute later and was enroute to OHSU within minutes, the spokesman said.
Streets were shut down at 45th and Vermont and 36th and Dakota.