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PPB: Suspects had replica firearms when shot


WATCHING OUT FOR YOU. JEFF: WELCOME TO KOIN 6 NEWS AT 6:00, I’M JEFF GIANOLA. JENNIFER: AND I’M JENNIFER HOFF. FIRST AT 6:00, TWO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGS, TWO REPLICA GUNS, AND ONE TEEN KILLED. TONIGHT, THE CITY RELEASING NEW DETAILS ON BOTH, HOWEVER, NOT SAYING WHAT LED UP TO OFFICERS OPENING FIRE. JEFF: OUR COLE MILLER IS LIVE IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND WITH NEW DETAILS. COLE: GOOD EVENING. THE MAYOR AND POLICE CHIEF ARE PROMISING A TRANSPARENT INVESTIGATION INTO BOTH CASES. THAT SAID IT’S STILL UNCLEAR , EXACTLY WHY OFFICERS ENDED UP PULLING THE TRIGGER. THAT FIRST SHOOTING TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY MORNING IN NORTHEAST PORTLAND. THAT’S WHERE 17-YEAR-OLD QUANICE DERRICK HAYES WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A 7-YEAR-VETERAN OFFICER, THE POLICE RESPONDING TO AN ARMED ROBBERY CALL. MAYOR TED WHEELER SAYS HE’S REACHED OUT TO HIS FAMILY AND IS ASKING THE COMMUNITY FOR PATIENCE WHILE DETAILS COME IN. THEN HOURS LATER, POLICE WERE CALLED TO A NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR POWELL CITY PARK, WHERE THEY SAY 56-YEAR-OLD DON ALLAN PERKINS WAS THREATENING SUICIDE. WHEN HE GOT OUT OF THE CAR HE WAS IN, POLICE SAY THERE WAS SOME TYPE OF ENCOUNTER WITH HIM AND THEN TWO 11-YEAR-YEAR VETERANS WITH THE BUREAU SHOT HIM. HE IS EXPECTED TO SURVIVE HIS INJURIES. AT BOTH SCENES, POLICE RECOVERED REPLICA HANDGUNS. YOU LOOK AT THESE TWO PICTURES AND A REAL GUN AND IT’S VERY CHALLENGING TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. AND BOTH OF THESE ARE RIGHT IN THAT SAME VEIN, THEY LOOK AND FEEL EXACTLY LIKE REAL GUNS. COLE: HERE’S A LOOK AT BOTH THOSE REPLICA GUNS AGAIN. ALL 3 OFFICERS INVOLVED ARE ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE. SO AGAIN, AS FAR WHAT LED UP TO THESE SHOOTINGS, NOT MUCH MADE CLEAR. I DID ASK FOR POLICE TO GIVE MORE INFORMATION, BUT THEY

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