Tank pursues armed driver in Oregon

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SHERWOOD, OR (KGW) – A suspect was shot and killed during a tactical operation in northwest Oregon Friday.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it received a report around 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time about a suspicious vehicle and possibly armed man in Sherwood, which is about 18 miles southwest of Portland.

When deputies arrived on scene, the suspect fired shots, although it’s unknown if they were fired at deputies or into the air.

The sheriff’s office tactical team responded to the situation and used an armored vehicle to engage with the suspect’s pick-up truck as a chase ensued in an open field.

The two vehicles collided several times before someone inside the tank fired multiple shots, fatally wounding the suspect.

The suspect’s identity has not been released.

No officers were hurt.

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