UPDATE: Gang Enforcement Investigating Overnight Shooting in Southeast Portland

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December 13, 2013 14:30

  

The victim in last night's shooting has been identified as 21-year-old Damariea Ramone Harris, a documented Crip gang member.

Harris was seriously injured and remains in a Portland hospital.

The shooting at in the parking lot and the traffic stop in Troutdale are related and detectives are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Mitch Hergert at (503) 823-2081 or mitchell.hergert@portlandoregon.gov.

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On Friday December 13, 2013, at 12:55 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired in the parking lot of the Pitiful Princess, located at 12646 Southeast Division.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of a shooting but no victims or suspects.

A short time later, officers were notified that officers from the Troutdale Police Department stop a car that may have been involved in the shooting. The driver, 19-year-old Torrance Alexander Hunter, was taken into custody on a parole violation and booked into the Multnomah County Jail. It is not clear at this point if Hunter was involved in the shooting.

At about the same time as the traffic stop in Troutdale, officers were notified that a 21-year-old male had been dropped off at a Portland hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the face.

Gang Enforcement Team investigators and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division responded to the scene to continue the shooting investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Mitch Hergert at (503) 823-2081 or mitchell.hergert@portlandoregon.gov.

The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force are continuing to actively investigate gang and gun crimes in the City of Portland. Anyone with information about gang and/or illegal gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau.

If you see an illegal gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

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