UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Continues-Subject Transported to Hospital Pronounced Deceased

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January 15, 2019 08:55


The man taken to an area hospital following a shooting incident at the Dream On Saloon has been pronounced deceased. The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail is partnering with the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office to investigate this incident. After the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office has conducted their investigation and notified next of kin, more details about the identity of the involved person will be released. This is an active investigation. If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to contact Detective Todd Gradwahl at (5503) 823-0991 or Detective Brad Clifton at (503) 823-0696.


On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at 2:33 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a disturbance and shooting at the Dream On Saloon, located at 15920 Southeast Stark Street.

As officers responded to the area, a caller to 9-1-1 reported that an adult male had been shot by a private security guard at the location. Additional information was provided that two adult males had approached the security guard in the parking lot and a disturbance ensued. The security guard shot one of the males, then both males ran off to the South.

Officers arrived and located the injured subject nearby and provided emergency first aid. Emergency medical personnel arrived, provided the injured subject medical aid and transported him to an area hospital by ambulance with what were believed to be serious injuries. The second involved male was arrested. The security guard is cooperating with police. All of the people believed to be involved in the incident have been contacted by police. There is no identified risk to the public.

Members of the Portland Police Bureau's Detective and Forensic Evidence Divisions responded to the scene to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting should contact Detective John Russell at 503-823-8086.



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