Friday, November 10, 2006

Portland Cop Cleared in Use of Deadly Force

A Portland police officer was cleared by the State Attorney General’s office on November 9th of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a suspect during a drug arrest on August 25th.

Sergeant Robert Martin shot the suspect, Richard Duncan, 26, during a struggle in which Duncan pulled out his own semi-automatic weapon. Duncan died shortly after the incident which occurred at about 11 PM near Forest Avenue and Pleasant Avenue.


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