Police: Woman found dead after standoff in Portland


PORTLAND (AP) —  Authorities say a woman was found dead in an apartment in Portland, Oregon, after shots were fired in a standoff while police were on a welfare call.

KOIN reports the Portland Police Bureau’s East Precinct responded to a welfare check after they received a call around 3:30 p.m.

Sunday from a woman saying she was being held hostage.

Several neighbors called reporting they heard gunshots in the area. Once police arrived to the apartment, they said a suspect shot at them through the door.

At least 30 rounds were fired through the windows and doors.

After a lengthy standoff a man was arrested and a woman was found dead.

A cause of death has not yet been determined.


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