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1 dead after police use deadly force in St. Helens

ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) — Officials say police used deadly force on a person after a reported shooting in St. Helens.

Police shut down U.S. Highway 30 north of Portland between mileposts 35 and 36 around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday after responding to reports of a shooting at a St. Helens Chevron gas station. The road reopened around 6 p.m.

Around 5:15 p.m., the city of St. Helens confirmed that a suspect was dead at the scene.

City employees did not say exactly how the man died.

Oregon State Police is leading an investigation.

AP Only 2019

Article Topic Follows: Crime And Courts

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