Police shoot man armed with knife in Dundee
Thursday, June 23, 2011
DUNDEE, Ore. (AP) -- The Newberg-Dundee Police Department says police shot a man about 1 a.m. Friday when he charged at officers with a knife.
Officers had been called to a report of a disturbance and say they were immediately confronted by the man. Police say they fired when he refused commands to stop and drop the knife.
He was airlifted to Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center in Portland, condition unknown.
No officers are injured.
The Newberg-Dundee Police Department is being assisted by the Yamhill County sheriff's office, McMinnville and Yamhill police and Newberg and Dundee firefighters.