Suspect in Portland death killed by investigators

1 dead in Portland after Trump supporters, protesters clash
Posted at 9:18 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 00:18:23-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week was killed as investigators moved in to arrest him.

That's according to a senior Justice Department official who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday.

The man, Michael Reinoehl, was killed as a federal task force attempted to apprehend him in Lacey, Washington. The official says Reinoehl was the prime suspect in the killing of 39-year-old Aaron “Jay” Danielson, who was shot in the chest Saturday night.