Sunday, July 1, 2018

Man killed by campus police in Portland was US Navy vet trying to break up fight, reports say


A police officer's job is so hard. 
The details of this shooting are murky.  The local DA will have to sort out the facts.  It's a sad development. 
Fox News reports a man fatally shot outside a sports bar by Portland State University campus police Friday night was a U.S. Navy veteran and father of three who was trying to break up a fight, reports said.

Jason E. Washington, 45, a U.S. Postal Service worker from Portland, Ore., was a licensed gun owner with a concealed carry permit, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.

But Washington's gun dropped when he intervened in a fight that began inside the bar moved outside, witnesses told OPB.

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