(Update) Homicide in South Portland - Victim Identified

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March 30, 2021 09:53

  

Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting on Sunday, March 28, 2021, near the intersection of Southwest Barbur Boulevard and Southwest Capitol Highway. Officers arrived to find a person who was deceased.

That person has been identified as 53-year-old Kim Lambright, of Portland. An autopsy determined Lambright's death was a homicide by gunshot.

Southwest Barbur Boulevard and Southwest Capitol Highway intersect in two different places. Lambright was found near the intersection of these two roads by the Hillsdale and South Portland neighborhoods.

This is the 23rd homicide in Portland in 2021. Any further information will be released at the direction of the investigators. The victim's family asks for privacy.

If anyone has information about the incident, please contact Detective William Winters at William.Winters@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466 or Detective Scott Broughton at Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3774.

An earlier release misspelled the name of one of these roads.
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On Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 8:32 a.m., officers from the Central Precinct responded to a shooting in a wooded area near Southwest Barbur Blvd and Southwest Capital Hwy. Upon their arrival, officers located a victim who was deceased.

Portland Police detectives are responding to investigate. If anyone has information about the incident, please contact Detective William Winters at William.Winters@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466 or Detective Scott Broughton at Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3774.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.

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