Portland (OR) police fatally shot a man—reportedly armed with a knife—holding a woman hostage at the Del Rancho Motel in Southeast Portland, according to OregonLive.com.
Officers responded to reports of two people fighting near the motel, Portland Police spokesman Chris Burley said during a news briefing.
Officers learned that one of the subjects was armed with a knife and had attempted to stab another individual. They then learned that the knife-wielding subject was holding a woman hostage in one of the hotel rooms.
SWAT and hostage negotiators were called, but before they could deploy, an officer reportedly shot and killed the suspect.