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17 year old killed in parking lot confrontation

November 17, 2005 00:00

  

17 YEAR OLD KILLED IN PARKING LOT CONFRONTATION

On Wednesday, November 16, 2005, at 10:35 p.m., East Precinct officers discovered the body of 17-year-old Jonny Phommachan after responded to a reported shooting in the parking lot of the Carl’s Jr. located at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Homicide Detectives were called to the scene to initiate an investigation. After contacting witnesses, investigators believe that the victim was shot during a confrontation outside of the restaurant. The victim then entered the restaurant, where he collapsed and died.

On Thursday, November 17, 2005, the Multnomah County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that the victim died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators are currently seeking information from anyone who may be able to assist them in the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Rich Austria at (503) 823-0449 or Detective Steve Ober at (503) 823-4033.

This investigation is continuing.

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