致命警察介入枪击事件后,波特兰警方用胡椒喷雾驱散人群

波特兰警察, 俄勒冈州, 称他们使用胡椒喷雾剂和烟雾罐分散了周五聚集的人群,他们调查了警察在伦茨公园对嫌疑犯的致命枪击事件.

A suspect who has only been described as a white male was fatally shot in the morning by an officer responding to a report that a man was pointing a gun in the park, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) 在新闻稿中说.
The PPB says lethal force was used afterless lethalrounds were attempted, 新闻稿说. Officers provided emergency medical aid, but the male subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.
      While the shooting was being investigated, a crowd gathered and began yelling at officers, the PPB said.
        The hostile crowd estimated to be over 100 people tore down crime-scene police tape and encroached on the work area,” the Portland Police Bureau said in a press release Friday evening.
          Protesters hit officers with sticks and water bottles as they left the park, the PPB said.
          根据部门, no chemical munitions were used against the crowd, but they did employ aRubber Ball Distraction Device.
          没有警员受伤, and no arrests were made.
          The PPB saidthe involved Bureau memberis an 8-year veteran of the department.
          The officer’s name will be released Saturday and the officer will be placed on paid administrative leave until the investigation is completed by the police and the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, the PPB said.
          As in cities across the country, protests erupted in Portland late last spring over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and expanded to include demands for police accountability and prosecutorial reform in the cases of Breonna Taylor, 艾哈迈德·阿伯里, Elijah McClain and other Black victims.
            Portland mayor Ted Wheeler released a statement Friday encouraging everyone toproceed with empathy and peace.
            These shootings always are traumatic for everyone involved and for our community, regardless of the circumstances. I want to offer my sympathy to the individual involved and to their family. My thoughts also are with the officers who were involved,” Wheeler said.

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