Suspect dies in confrontation with Portland police officers



PORTLAND — Police say a suspect was shot and killed in a confrontation with officers near Wilson High School in Southwest Portland.

A police spokesman said an officer was shot in the incident, but the injury is not life-threatening.

KPTV Fox 12 reports the officer was shot in the hand.

The gunfire erupted at about 4 p.m. Wednesday after officers responded to a report of suspicious vehicle.

More than 20 patrol cars responded to the incident.