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Armed, Possibly Suicidal Man Taken Into Custody At PCC Sylvania Campus

Police in Southwest Portland detained a 35-year-old student on Portland Community College’s Sylvania Campus Tuesday morning after receiving a report the man was armed and possibly suicidal. 

Police haven’t released the man’s identity.  But, according to a news release, officers intercepted his vehicle as he was driving into a school parking lot.

Police found a shotgun and a handgun in the trunk.  But neither gun was loaded and officers say no ammunition was found in the car. 

Police say there’s no information indicating the man was intending on hurting anyone other than himself and it’s not believed there was ever any threat to anyone else on campus.

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