UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Gang Shooting - 19 Year Old Shot

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December 13, 2011 14:45

  

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The man shot yesterday afternoon has been identified as 19-year-old Devorea Walker. Gang investigators were unable to locate a crime scene and are continuing to investigate.

Walker continues to recover at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at (503) 823-2092 or meghan.burkeen@portlandoregon.gov

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This afternoon, Monday December 12, 2011, at 4:13 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on the report of a walk-in gunshot victim.

Officers arrived and learned that a 19-year-old male arrived by private car suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Based on preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team has been called to investigate the shooting which is believed to be gang-related.

At this point, it is not known where the shooting occurred and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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