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  CRIME   Russell Neighborhood Shooting  


Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
Published on Thursday March 18, 2021 - 2:25 AM

 
PORTLAND, Oregon - One person has died in a shooting at a grocery store in the Russell Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 9:56p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at a grocery store in the 1900 block of Northeast 122nd Avenue. When they arrived they located a victim who was deceased.

Officers learned that a short time after the shooting, in the grocery store parking lot, a suspect robbed a driver of their car at gunpoint. The victim of the carjacking was unhurt. Detectives are still trying to determine if the two incidents are related. No suspect information is being released.

The grocery store is closed during the investigation. No roads are affected. The PIO is not responding to the scene.

Homicide detectives are responding to investigate. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Brad Clifton [email protected] 503-823-0696 or Michael Greenlee [email protected] 503-823-0871.

More information about this case will be released when appropriate.