Police identify robbery suspect shot by U-Haul employee

Portland police have identified a man who they say was killed while committing a robbery at a U-Haul store.

Posted: Jan 4, 2018 5:23 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland police have identified a man who they say was killed while committing a robbery at a U-Haul store.

Sgt. Chris Burley says a medical examiner determined that 53-year-old Robert R. Porter of Newberg died from gunshot wounds Wednesday night.

Investigators believe the shots were fired by a 27-year-old employee.

No charges have been filed as of Thursday.

Burley says the investigation is continuing and prosecutors will review the case.

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