UPDATE #2: Deceased Subject and Arrested Subject Identified from Shooting Incident at Dream On Saloon (Photos Attached) (Photo)

January 16, 2019 14:40


The deceased man who died at the hospital following an incident in the Dream On Saloon parking lot on January 15th, 2019, has been identified as 42-year-old Eugene Pharr, Jr. (Photo attached)

Based on information learned during the autopsy, a member of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined Eugene Pharr, Jr., died from homicidal violence as a result of a gunshot wound.

One of the involved males in the incident, Henry l. McCollum, born 10/25/76, was arrested at the scene and has been charged with Robbery I, Robbery II, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. He has been lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center. (Photo attached).

The security guard surrendered his firearm and has cooperated with investigators. The security guard's firearm was seized as evidence. Detectives with the Homicide Detail continue this investigation. At the conclusion of the investigation, all information gathered by Homicide Detail detectives will be provided to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office for review and consideration.



UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Continues-Subject Transported to Hospital Pronounced Dead
The man taken to an area hospital following a shooting incident at the Dream On Saloon has been pronounced dead. 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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