Friday
May 7 2021
1:02 PM
banner-icon1 banner-icon2 banner-icon3

Local Oregon News

Local News Index


Previous story Man killed by Portland Police officer in Lents Park identified Next story
  46-year-old Robert Douglas Delgado killed by Portland police officer   People placed flowers, balloons, and candles along a fence for Delgado  


Story by KATU Staff - Story Source
Published on Sunday April 18, 2021 - 9:24 AM

 
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Southeast Portland on Friday as 46-year-old Robert Douglas Delgado.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office concluded that Delgado died of "a single gunshot wound." His family has been notified of his death.

By Saturday evening, a memorial had already formed at Lents Park, where Delgado was shot, with people placing flowers, balloons, and candles along a fence.

Delgado's sister, Paulette Martin described him to KATU as super funny, adding that he was always cracking jokes.

"He loved his family and friends. He would take his shirt off his back for anyone. He enjoyed painting cars and he was good at it," she said...