STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Man killed in Portland officer-involved shooting identified

Officials with the Portland Police Bureau say officers were patrolling the downtown area early Sunday when a shooting happened nearby that injured two people.

Posted: Oct 1, 2018 5:26 PM
Updated: Oct 2, 2018 5:53 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon State Medical Examiner has identified a man shot to death by Portland police officers Sunday as 27-year-old Patrick Kimmons.

The medical examiner said Monday that Kimmons died of gunshot wounds.

Officials with the Portland Police Bureau say officers were patrolling the downtown area early Sunday when a shooting happened nearby that injured two people.

Police say that moments later Sgt. Garry Britt and Officer Jeffrey Livingston fired at Kimmons. He died at a hospital.

Police say the two people injured in the initial shooting were treated for serious injuries.

Police say a gun was found near Kimmons and that other firearms were recovered in the area. Police say they are reviewing video recovered from the scene and are interviewing two officers who police say witnessed the shooting.

The officers have been placed on paid administrative leave until an investigation is complete.

Article Comments

Eugene
Broken Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
Corvallis
Overcast
62° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 62°
Roseburg
Overcast
65° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 65°
North Bend
Scattered Clouds
65° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 65°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events