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Beaverton police say they shot a man after he shot at them following an hours-long standoff.

Police say a man, armed with a gun, was holed up inside a silver truck near southwest 148th and farmington.

They say he was making suicidal threats through text messages.

After two-and-a-half hours of negotiating, police say the man shot at officers who then fired back.

He was taken to the hospital but we don't know how badly he was hurt.

A local man convicted of a murder that happened 18 years ago has won an appeal for a new trial.

Today rafael mora-contreras will be arraigned once again in a washington county courtroom on murder charges.

He's accused in the shooting death of gonzalo pizano guzman in 2000.

The 20-year-old victim's body was found near hagg lake and his car was later found completely burned.

A jury convicted mora-contreras of murder and kidnapping in 2003 and sentenced him to life in prison without parole.

Mora-contreras appealed for a new trial citing inadequate counsel.

A date for his new trial has not yet been set.

Police have arrested a man accused in a string of burglaries at several northwest portland businesses.

Police took melvin tillman into custody on tuesday after they say he was caught on camera stealing from a bank.

Tillman is accused of burglarizing three businesses in northwest portland earlier this week: porch light boutique, blush beauty bar, and sterling coffee.

In addition to those burglaries, a multnomah county grand jury has also charged tillman in a string of business burglaries in the southeast hawthorne area.

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