Known armed, dangerous suspect arrested on Interstate Bridge

Clark County

Suspect's identity not released at this time

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A “known armed and dangerous suspect” was arrested on the Interstate Bridge Tuesday afternoon, which resulted in the southbound lanes being closed for a time around rush hour.

According to Vancouver police, officers spotted a stolen car Tuesday afternoon at Leverich Park. A person of interest, later identified as Shane Hirata, is known to be an armed and dangerous suspect was inside the car.

Once officers approached Hirata, he sped off in the car. Police pursued him and ultimately deployed a PIT maneuver, striking his car at a low speed on the Interstate Bridge.

Vancouver PD said the driver, Molly Luyster, and Hirata are both in custody. He will be facing new felony charges — however, it is not yet clear what those are in addition to.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.

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