PORTLAND -- A police officer opened fire on a shooting suspect's car causing it to slam into an apartment in north Portland Saturday, authorities said.
The Special Emergency Response Team was called to the scene and determined that the driver was dead, said Lt. Robert King of the Portland Police Bureau.
Police were looking for a dark colored car after the driver reportedly shot at another vehicle with five people inside near Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Division at 12:30 p.m., King said.
Police were searching for two white male suspects in their 20s who were in the suspect car. Officers learned the car was at a convenience store near North Columbia Way and North Fessenden Street, King said.
Police conducted a high risk traffic stop, and one passenger got out and cooperated with officers, but the driver of the car pulled out onto North Fessenden Street, King said.
An officer then fired his weapon at the car, which then drove through an exterior wall and into an apartment, King said.
The apartment was unoccupied and no one was inured.
The white adult male driver was killed.
One person was taken into custody.