Man booked into jail after ‘officer involved’ shooting in downtown Portland

Published: Oct. 14, 2022 at 7:14 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - A man was injured in an “officer involved” shooting in downtown Portland on Friday night, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

PPB said just after 6 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a report of a man chasing people with a knife at Southwest 13th Avenue and Southwest Jefferson Street. An officer found the man matching the description at Southwest 12th Avenue and SW Jefferson Street. During the interaction between the two, the officer shot and injured the man.

Officers provided medical attention, including applying a tourniquet. The man was taken by ambulance to a hospital with non-life threatening injures and later released.

Police booked 45-year-old Jeremy J. Rieck into the Multnomah County Jail on the following charges:

  • Attempted Assault in the Second Degree
  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon
  • Parole detainer

The officer who shot the suspect was placed on standard, administrative leave.

Investigators believe some witnesses have not yet talked with police. Anyone with information is asked to contact detective Calvin Goldring at or (503) 823-0256 or detective Tony Merrill at or (503) 823-4033 and reference case number 22-276387.

The officer-involved shooting happened about an hour after a previous shooting on Friday afternoon near the Lloyd Center.