The Latest: Man shoots, wounds himself at Oregon airport
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Portland International Airport (all times local):
Authorities say a man shot and wounded himself during a struggle with a police officer at the baggage claim area at Portland International Airport.
Port of Portland spokeswoman Kama Simonds says the man suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a hospital.
Simonds said the officer contacted the suspect about 5 a.m. Friday and the man pulled a firearm.
The suspect shot himself during a struggle, and Simonds said the officer did not fire his weapon. The officer received a minor injury, not due to a gunshot.
No flights were impacted by the shooting and an investigation continues.
Officials say that a person has been shot and wounded at Portland International Airport and is expected to survive.
KATU-TV reports the person was shot at Friday morning and that the incident was initially reported at 5:20 a.m. as a disturbance at a baggage claim area.
Officials say that the person who was shot was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive.
The investigation prompted authorities to limit the airport’s arrivals road to rideshares and taxis. Other drivers were being rerouted to the departures road and parking garages.
No details were immediately disclosed on what led to the shooting.
Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/