Security guard killed in shooting at hospital in Portland,

– A shooting incident occurred at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in northwest Portland, Oregon, resulting in the death of a hospital security guard.

– Officers responded to a report of a person possibly armed with a gun at the hospital.

– Upon arrival, shots were reported to have been fired, and the hospital security guard was wounded in the shooting. He was later transferred to a Level 1 Trauma Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

– The suspect fled the hospital after the shooting, leading to an extensive manhunt by law enforcement.

– The suspect was eventually located in a vehicle in the city of Gresham, about 15 miles east of Portland.

– During the encounter with the suspect, shots were fired by the police, resulting in the suspect's death.

– Thankfully, no officers were injured in the shooting.

– The hospital was placed on lockdown during the active search for the suspect, and the shelter-in-place was lifted later in the day.

– The victim and suspect have not been publicly identified at the time of reporting.

– Hospital authorities expressed their condolences for the loss of the security guard and commended the coordinated efforts of hospital staff and law enforcement during the incident.

– The hospital ensured that it was safe, but the emergency department was placed on diversion until the scene was cleared.

– The investigation is ongoing, and updates are expected as more information becomes available.