Longview fatal shooting ‘clear act of self-defense’


No names have yet been released

A Longview Fire Paramedic Unit, January 26, 2021 (Longview Police & Fire)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man shot outside a home in Longview Thursday afternoon did not survive his wounds but the “shooting appears to be a clear act of self-defense,” police said.

A person at the home on 38th Avenue called 911 to report a stranger was outside the home taking off his clothes and breaking windows in the home.

Longview police rushed to the home on 38th Avenue and found the man on the ground. He was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound, but did not survive.

The case remains open and active.

No names connected with this case have yet been released.

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