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PPB Investigating Shooting in East Portland-One Male Deceased
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On Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:59 P.M., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a subject shot in the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue. Officers located an injured male subject in the parking lot of the Springtree Apartments. Officers requested medical assistance, but the man died at the scene.

Detectives from the Homicide Division and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division are responding to assume the investigation. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. The victim's identity will be confirmed by the Medical Examiner and after next of kin are notified, the victim's identity will be released.

Officers have the neighborhood closed off for the investigation and the closure will likely occur for several hours.

If anyone has information about this incident, or events that may have led up to it, contact Homicide Detective Scott Broughton at (503) 823-9649 or [email protected] or Detective Rico Beniga at (503) 823-0457 or [email protected]