UPDATE: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION - Five People Shot in Gang-Related Shooting at Southeast Portland Strip Club

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July 10, 2014 05:50

  

Last evening, July 9, 2014, at about 10:00p.m., members of the US Marshal's Fugitive Task Force in cooperation with the Portland Police Bureau, the Gresham Police Department and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office took custody of 27 year-old Jontae Mixon in the area of N.E. 180th and N.E. Couch. Mixon was wanted in connection with this case.

Mixon is in custody for multiple charges including: multiple counts of Assault I and II, multiple counts of Attempted Murder, one count of Murder, felon in possession of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon. Mixon has been lodged at the Multnomah County Jail.

The Portland Police Police Bureau would like to thank our partners,the US Marshal's Fugitive Task, the Gresham Police Department and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office for their assistance in taking Mixon into custody

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This morning's shooting outside Soobie's Bar & Grill Strip Club has become a homicide investigation. One of the five gunshot victims died at a Portland hospital after being transported from the scene by ambulance.

The deceased is a 26-year-old male. Detectives are working to confirm his identity and notify family.

A second victim located at the scene is a male in his 20s and detectives are also working to confirm his identity.

The third, fourth and fifth victims were all taken by private car to a neighborhood hospital then transported by ambulance to trauma centers. They have been identified as a 24-year-old male, a 32-year-old male and a 27-year-old female.

None of the others' injuries are life-threatening and all are expected to recover.

Homicide and Gang Enforcement Team detectives are actively working to determine what occurred during the shooting.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Anthony Merrill at (503) 823-4033, anthony.merrill@portlandoregon.gov; or, Detective Michele Michaels at (503) 823-0692, michele.michaels@portlandoregon.gov.

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This morning, Saturday July 5, 2014, at 3:14 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting outside Soobie's Bar & Grill Strip Club, located at 333 Southeast 122nd Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located five people suffering from gunshot wounds. All five people were transported to Portland hospitals for treatment, one for life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary information indicates the shooting is gang-related and that it occurred in the parking lot outside Soobie's.

Detectives, Criminalists and members of the Gang Enforcement Team are en route to the scene to continue the investigation.

At this point, there is no suspect information to share with the public.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at (503) 823-3333.

No additional information is available at this time and updates are not expected until later this morning.

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