Portland homicide suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Allen County

A Portland homicide suspect has been killed in an officer- involved shooting in Allen County, Kentucky on Friday.

39-year-old Jason Whittemore was accused of murdering 33-year-old Miranda Whittemore during a domestic incident on Thursday at a Smith Road residence.

According to Portland Police, the Allen County Sheriff's Office was notified that the suspect, Jason Whittemore, attempted to enter several homes in Allen County. When police arrived and confronted Whittemore, he pointed a weapon at officers. The officers opened fire, resulting in Whittemore's death.

The Allen County Sheriffs Office and Kentucky Sheriff's office are investigating.

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