Portland Police Officer Run Over by Fleeing Perp

PORTLAND, OR – On December 24, 2020, at about 8:51 pm, Portland Police responded to a gas station in the 3900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard on a call involving a stolen vehicle. While officers were investigating the call, an officer was involved in a shooting. An officer was injured during the incident when they were struck by a vehicle. The injured officer was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. The suspect vehicle fled the scene and although police located it sometime later, the vehicle was found unoccupied.

Portland Police Homicide Detectives are investigating this officer involved shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jen Hertzler at Jennifer.Hertzler@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-1040 or Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0395