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Police: Man with gun threatened family, shot by officer in Vancouver

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

A man with a gun who threatened to harm his family was shot by an officer in Vancouver, according to police.

Police were called out to a home on Northeast 37th Street just before 11 p.m. Saturday.

Vancouver officers and SWAT members responded to the scene and said the suspect refused to follow their commands.

A Vancouver officer fired at the suspect, hitting him.

The suspect was identified Sunday as Cacy Jordan, 37.

Jordan remained at the hospital, in police custody, on Sunday. He is expected to make a full recovery.

The shooting is the second officer-involved shooting in the neighborhood in the past month. On June 30, a Vancouver police officer was shot several times just a few streets down from Saturday night's shooting.

Ray White, who has lived in the neighborhood for three years, says the violence is uncharacteristic.

"It's been a very quiet, great neighborhood," said White.  "I've got great neighbors.  Everybody looks out for each other.

That's not to say, however, that the pair of shootings involving police hasn't raised eyebrows.  

Jen Patrick, who walks with her young children past the scene of Saturday's shooting on a daily basis, considers the two shootings to be coincidence, and not indicative of a decline in the neighborhood.

"Fortunately, the officer a couple weeks ago was pulling off the street randomly, and it wasn't something associated with the neighborhood," said Patrick. "That gives us a little more peace, I think."

The man who shot the officer on June 30 has since died after attempting to commit suicide in jail. As for Jordan, police said he will be booked on two counts of first-degree assault-domestic violence once he's released from the hospital.

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