Police identify robbery suspect shot by U-Haul employee

Portland police have identified a man who they say was killed while committing a robbery at a U-Haul store.

Posted: Jan 4, 2018 5:23 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland police have identified a man who they say was killed while committing a robbery at a U-Haul store.

Sgt. Chris Burley says a medical examiner determined that 53-year-old Robert R. Porter of Newberg died from gunshot wounds Wednesday night.

Investigators believe the shots were fired by a 27-year-old employee.

No charges have been filed as of Thursday.

Burley says the investigation is continuing and prosecutors will review the case.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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