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Portland officers and man they shot to death identified

October 2, 2018

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.

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