Armed Citizen Who Was Shot And Killed Is Identified, More Details Emerge
PORTLAND, OREGON — A concealed carrier who attempted to break up a fight outside a bar on PSU campus was shot dead by police after his firearm apparently fell out of it’s holster and onto the ground. Witnesses say that when he went to reach for his gun to pick it up, officers fired numerous rounds.
That armed citizen has been identified as 45-year-old Jason E. Washington, who was an employee of the US Postal Service and a Navy Veteran. Washington is also a father of three and grandfather of one. He is remembered as a person with a huge personality that everyone fell in love with, who fell in love with his high school sweetheart and then had a family.
Washington was out with co-workers when a fight broke out. According to his friends, he was not involved in the fight and was simply trying to be a good Samaritan and help to break it up.
It was all caught on video, and you can see how things unfolded below:
Police have not yet released his identity nor any details surrounding the incident, as they are currently investigating. Both officers have been placed …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation