Our news team has learned that a man who was among a group of men who challenged the police in a shootout in East Portland on Tuesday afternoon, February 12, was shot and injured and is presently at the hospital under police guard. An assault rifle was seized from the injured gun.
Reports are that on Tuesday afternoon, a team of police were on patrol duties along sections of Norwich in Portland when they were fired upon by a group of armed men.
The fire was returned and during the confrontation one of the gunmen was shot.
An A-K 47 rifle was taken from the injured man who is presently under police guard.