CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. (AP) - Police identified a 19-year-old man who died after a SWAT standoff January 28th.
Christopher Kalonji was taken into custody after deputies fired their weapons into a residence during the standoff..
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a call Thursday morning that a man with a rifle had threatened family members.
Deputies say they called mental health personnel. They and negotiators spoke to the man for over two hours and say at one point he brandished the rifle.
Deputies then fired at the man, who they say retreated, barricading himself in one of the rooms.
After deploying tear gas and using an explosive device to open the door, deputies say they took the man into custody.
Officials say he was taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds where he died.
The officers involved have been placed on paid leave while officials investigate.
The sheriff's office said the investigation will take "several weeks" to complete.
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