Police: Relative shot Tigard man after being threatened


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Tigard Police Department identified the man found dead inside a home on SW 79th Street Friday.

Nicholas James Potter, 36, died from gunshot wounds sustained in a confrontation with a relative inside the house just before 1 a.m. Police had responded to a domestic disturbance call but by the time they arrived Porter had been shot.

Investigators said the relative who shot Potter has been cooperating with police and no charges have been filed.

Any future charging decisions will be made by the Washington County District Attorney’s office after reviewing the full case investigation, TPD said.

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