|PPB calls Monday's riot a 'planned, coordinated attack'|
|Daunte Wright Protest in Portland||PPB discusses riots, preparing for further unrest|
Story by Liz Burch, Elise Haas, KOIN 6 News Staff - Story Source
|Published on Wednesday April 14, 2021 - 5:30 AM|
Portland police declared a riot on Monday night after groups broke windows and set fires at the Penumbra Kelly Building on East Burnside. Rioters were responding to the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop earlier this week. The outrage felt is the latest chapter of unrest that has come to a head across the country in the last year.
On Tuesday, the bureau addressed Monday's incident, the growing unrest in the city and how the department plans to handle further rioting.