January 6th, 2019 Andre C Gladen was shot and killed by the Portland Oregon police department.
Andre Gladen was both physically and mentally disabled he was blind , had one eye completely gone and one eye seeing only 20% , also suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder , the owner of the home said he was just looking for help. He was not trying to hurt anyone or take anything. The officer who also has killed three men in the past year and a half , the men also said to have mental disorders , shot Mr Gladen at close range killing him.
Andre leaves behind five children three girls and two boys. Both adult children are productive members of society as well as his minor children great students all have bright futures. All heartbroken and devastated by this tragedy.
He should have been alive after this , there is a protocol for this type of thing , they did not have to kill a blind mind suffering from mental illness please share this story so it’s not ever forgotten
A go fund me account has been started by his wife , children and family anything helpful is appreciated even links for services, lawyers , advocates even well wishes and kind words the children need to hear good things in this time not judge mental comments on news pages that can be so cruel