A man fired a gun early in the morning near Portland International Airport baggage claim and was injured in a battle with police officers.
Portland Portland Police head Jason Wallis said at a press conference on Friday that an official had "contacted an adult man at the airport baggage claim shortly after 5 pm local time".
said. "During the fight, a shot was fired by the suspect involved. The officer did not fire his firearm.
He added that the officer suffered a minor injury, but not as a result of a shot. The boss said an investigation was ongoing and he did not provide any further details about the suspect.
The firearm, believed to be involved in the episode, was recovered by the authorities, Chief Wallis said. "There is no risk to the public because of this incident," he added.