HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) – Police say one man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in the parking lot of the Hillsboro Police Department’s West Precinct on Monday.

According to police, a Hillsboro police officer was investigating a suspicious circumstance between the drivers of two vehicles – both men – in the West Precinct parking lot at about 6:11 p.m.

Police say during the encounter, one of the drivers was armed with a handgun and refused to drop it. At that point, shots were fired.

The driver with the gun was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say no officers were injured. 

The other driver was uninjured and not taken into custody. 

A handgun was recovered at the scene, according to police.

Police have not released the identity of the man who died, pending notification of next of kin. 

The Washington County Major Crimes Team is investigating. No further information is available at this time.

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Jefferson

And the provenance of the gun?

Galenovich

I suppose if you're going to get into a fight with Someone, the Parking lot of a police Station is ideal.

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