Officer stabbed, suspect shot in NE Portland, police say – OregonLive.com
A man who stabbed an officer and was shot by police was recovering at a Portland hospital early Sunday.
Few details about the incident were released Sunday morning, and neither the man nor the officers involved were identified in a Portland Police Bureau news release.
Portland police said officers approached the man about 1:41 a.m. on Northeast Sandy Boulevard at 110th Avenue, and quickly thereafter an officer was stabbed and the man was shot.
Both were taken to Portland hospitals with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said. Officers and medical personnel tended to the injuries at the scene.
The involved officer or officers will be placed on paid administrative leave, as is standard in such cases, police said. The case is under investigation.
Police Chief Lawrence P. O’Dea III and Mayor Charlie Hales were among the authorities who responded to the scene, as is standard protocol in officer-involved shooting investigations.
When the investigation is complete, the case will be given to the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office, which will present it to a grand jury.
“Following the Grand Jury and/or the adjudication of the case, the Bureau will release additional information as is standard practice,” Portland police said in a news release. “Additionally, as part of the use of force review process, the Bureau will conduct an internal review of the entire incident and the case will go before the Bureau’s Review Board.”
— Jim Ryan