Officer hurt chasing armed suspects in SE Portland

No usable description of the suspects is available

A Portland Police Bureau patrol car, Jan. 31, 2016 (KOIN)
A Portland Police Bureau patrol car, Jan. 31, 2016 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland police officer was injured during a foot chase of armed suspects believed to be in a gang in Southeast Portland Tuesday night.

The incident happened in the area of SE 35th and Stark early Tuesday night. The suspect ran from the police and no usable description of the suspects is available.

The officer was hurt during the chase but authorities said the injuries don’t appear to be serious. Two people were taken into custody, one of whom had a gun, police said.

Around 9:45 p.m., PPB said the neighborhood search was mostly cleared though a few officers will remain in the area. The suspects likely left the area, police said.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.