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25-year-old dies in early morning shooting

November 17, 2002 00:00


On Sunday, November 17, 2002, at 4:30 a.m., Portland Police responded to a call of "shots fired" near the intersection of Northeast 22nd Avenue and Lomard Street. At the scene officers saw evidence that several shots had been fired and at least one person had been injured. A short time later police learned that a man had been transported to Emanuel Hospital by private vehicle and the man was now dead. Homicide Detectives were called to the scene and initiated an investigation.

The deceased has been identified as 25-year-old Domingo Lee Gonzales of Portland, Oregon. Detectives have determined that the death of Gonzales is connected to the shooting call at Northeast 22nd Avenue and Lomard Street. An autopsy, to determine the cause of death, is scheduled for Monday, November 18, 2002.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Paul Weatheroy at (503) 823-0458.

This investigation is continuing.

UPDATE: The Medical Examiner has determined that 25-year-old Domingo Lee Gonzales died of multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred on Sunday, November 17, 2002, at about 4:30 a.m., while Gonzales was outside of an "after hours club" located at 7144 Northeast 22nd Avenue. Detectives believe 30-50 people were in the house when Gonzales was killed and the killing as either gang-related or may have stemmed from an earlier altercation.


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