UPDATE - Shooting Investigation in North Portland's Overlook Neighborhood - No Known Victims (Photo)

April 29, 2014 09:50


The person detained last night after the shots fired call was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail. 23-year-old Alejandro Ray Vance Jr. was charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon and will be arraigned on Tuesday.

Officers canvassing the area recovered a handgun believed to have been used in the shooting.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone with additional information about this shooting.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Mitch Hergert at (503) 823-2081 or mitchell.hergert@portlandoregon.gov.


This evening, Monday April 28, 2014, at 5:36 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area of North Killingsworth Street and Minnesota Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire just South of Killingsworth, including two vehicle struck by bullets.

One person has been detained in the area and preliminary information indicates that the shooting may be gang-related.

The Gang Enforcement Team is responding to begin a shooting investigation.

Updates will be provided when they become available.



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