Oregon Strip Club Bouncer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Masked Gunman
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County District Attorney says no criminal charges will be filed against a bouncer who fatally shot a masked gunman at a Portland strip club.
The DA’s office announced Friday that a grand jury determined that Jonathan Baer’s actions were justified under Oregon law.
The masked man — 43-year-old Thomas Hjelmeland — shot a bouncer in the head Jan. 11 and was leaving the club when he was shot in the back by Baer.
Hjelmeland died five days later.
The wounded bouncer — 26-year-old Brian Rizzo — remains in a Portland hospital.
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