UPDATE #3: Shooting Investigation Underway in North Portland's Portsmouth Neighborhood

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June 30, 2014 18:45

  

The victim in this homicide has been identified as Andrew Coggins, a 24-year-old male.

Mr. Coggins was shot in the 4900 block of North Fessenden Street. Officers rushed to the scene and worked to secure the area so that medical personnel could begin treatment. An officers assisted with CPR using a respirator mask, retrieved from his patrol car.

Despite attempts by the officers and citizens along with medical personnel, Mr. Coggins died at the scene.

There were a large number of witnesses to this incident and detectives are still in the process of conducting interviews. If anyone has information about this incident we are asking that the contact the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division at 503-823-0400.

Updates will follow as more information becomes available.


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###UPDATE###

The PIO is onscene. There will be a media breifing at 5:45 p.m., at the media stagging area (N. Trenton and N. Fiske).

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###Original Message###


This shooting is now a homicide investigation.

Sgt. Greg Stewart is responding to the scene and will meet with media. ETA is one hour.

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This afternoon, Monday June 30, 2014, at 2:46 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 4700 block of North Trenton Street.

Officers have arrived and located one gunshot victim and began CPR until medical personnel could respond.

No additional information is available at this time and there is an active investigation in the area.

Updates will be provided at a later time.


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Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
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