Jury: Goose Hollow police shooting justified

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A standoff in the Goose Hollow neighborhood included the Parklane Inn and Suites Hotel, March 8, 2018 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A grand jury has ruled the use of deadly force was justified in a standoff in Goose Hollow on March 8. 

Sarah Michelle Brown was injured when she exchanged gunfire with Portland police officers after allegedly burglarizing a home and hotel. Police said she pointed a gun at officers before 2 officers fired at her. 

The officers were later identified as Officer Joseph Webber, a 13-year-veteran of the Bureau, and Officer Darrell Shaw, a 24-year-veteran of the Bureau. 

Brown was taken to the hospital for treatment before being booked into the Multnomah County Jail.

She has been charged with 9 counts attempted aggravated murder with a firearm, 5 counts unlawful use of a weapon (firearm), 5 counts menacing, recklessly endangering another person, first-degree burglary, first-degree theft and unlawful entry into a motor vehicle. 

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