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Portland Police shot a Federal Fugitive in Fred Meyer

A federal fugitive was shot inside a Fred Meyer in Portland by police.

Posted: Dec. 8, 2018 11:04 AM

Police in Portland, Oregon shot a federal fugitive last night inside a Fred Meyer.

The officers were responding to a call of a man yelling at employees and causing a disturbance at a Starbuck's inside the store. After the suspect displayed a gun, four officers shot at him.

He was transported to a hospital, where he is expected to survive his injuries. A witness says it looked like he was shot in the shoulder.

Witness inside the Fred Meyer says, "There's a whole bunch of shots, probably about nine shots, and everybody at the entrance to the store ran back into the building. That's when I got up and I walked towards the door and there was a man laying on the ground. He had blood leaking out of his shoulder, his left shoulder."

All four of the officers involved in the shooting are on paid administrative leave.

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