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Jason E. Washington, 45
Portland, Oregon
June 29, 2018

Agencies: Portland State University Campus Police Oregon

Last updated: 8 months ago

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James E. Washington was trying to break up a fight outside of a bar in Portland when police opened fire, striking and killing the 45-year-old U.S. Navy veteran.

As Fox News reported, Washington was shot on Friday night by Portland State University campus police following a scuffle outside of a sports bar. Witnesses said Washington, a father of three, was trying to intervene in the fight when his handgun slipped from his grasp. Washington, a licensed gun owner who had a concealed carry permit, was shot by police when he reached for the gun.