Police shoot, kill man during struggle outside Eugene middle school
EUGENE, Ore. - Police shot and killed a man outside a middle school Friday as officers escorted the man from the building and he "produced a firearm," Eugene Police said.
"At 10:27 a.m. today, January 11, Eugene Police responded to a custodial dispute involving an adult male at Cascade Middle School, 1525 Echo Hollow Road," Eugene Police said. "As officers were escorting the male from the school, he produced a firearm and a struggle ensued. During the struggle the subject was shot by police and is now deceased. This occurred outside of the school."
No students, staff or officers were harmed.
Students will stay at school until release at 3 p.m.
The Interagency Deadly Force Investigation Team investigating. Under Oregon law, IDFIT investigates all uses of potentially deadly force by police.
The identity of the suspect and the officers involved are not yet known.