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UPDATE: Officer involved in fatal Sunday shooting is identified as 5-year Portland Police Bureau veteran who returned fire.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Portland police vehicles.Portland police shot and killed a man described as an armed suspect in a domestic violence incident early Sunday, July 24.

The name of the suspect was not immediately released. No officers were hurt in the shooting.

The officer who shot the suspect is identified as Mina Cavalli-Singer, a nearly 5-year veteran of the Portland Police Bureau.

According to police, at approximately 12:06 a.m. on July 24, East Precinct officers responded to the area of Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Clinton Street on a report of a male and female physically fighting.

While attempting to arrest the man, a shot was fired by the suspect, resulting in an officer returning fire. The suspect was declared deceased at the scene.

The Homicide Unit responded to conduct the investigation, which is bureau policy.

"I'm glad our officers are okay, and this highlights how dangerous this job can be," said Police Chief Chuck Lovell, who responded to the scene.

The Mayor's office was notified of this incident.

As part of the use of force review process, the Bureau will conduct an internal review of the entire incident, including the initial response, resources requested, tactics used, and post shooting actions. The case will go before the Police Review Board (PRB), which is composed of community members, Bureau members, and representatives from the Independent Police Review Division.

Anyone with information about this incident who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Det. Stephen Gandy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Detective Anthony Merrill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and reference case number 22-197823.

No other details were immediately released. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Once the entire investigation and legal process is complete, the investigative files and any grand jury transcripts will be posted on the Bureau's Open Data page. Information available about past officer-involved shootings can be found at portlandoregon.gov/police/76940.


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