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Timestamp8/20/14 17:24
Date Searched2-Jan-11
StateOR - Oregon
CountyMultnomah
CityPortland
Agency NamePortland Police Department - East Precinct
Victim NameThomas Higginbotham
Victim's Age67
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired8
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryThomas Higginbotham, 67, was shot by Portland police when he advanced on two officers while holding a knife. He was homeless. The officers first used a taser, which was ineffective.
Source Linkhttp://www.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2011/01/02/breaking-another-officer-involved-shooting
Name of Officer or OfficersJason Lile & Larry Wingfield
County StateMultnomah OR - Oregon
City StatePortland OR - Oregon
Year2011