Portland, Oregon, Police Shoot Man Suspected of Trying to Carjack Motorists on I-84 OfframpPosted: September 1, 2014
Riots, looting, and TV satellite trucks from all over the globe expected in Portland at any moment
PORTLAND, Ore. – Police in Portland, Oregon, say an officer shot a man who was a pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 offramp Monday.
Sgt. Pete Simpson says the man ran from the freeway after he was struck by a bullet, and he collapsed on a nearby street.
Police negotiators got the man to surrender, and he was taken to a hospital with an injury that’s not considered life-threatening.
Simpson says people had called 911 to report that the man appeared to be trying to carjack drivers on the ramp…(read more)