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10/04/2015 UPDATE: Homicide Detectives Investigating a Shooting Death Outside a Southeast Portland Nightclub (Photo)

The victim killed in Saturday morning's homicide outside the Pallas Club has been identified as 45-year-old Maurice Anthony Gatson (photo attached).

The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy this morning and determined that Gatson was a victim of homicide after being shot multiple times.

Detectives have little suspect information or motive at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Todd Gradwahl at 503-823-0991,; or, Detective Anthony Merrill at 503-823-4033,

Photo credit: Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles


On Saturday October 4, 2015, at 12:45 a.m., East Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the report of someone shot outside the Pallas Club, located at 13639 SE Powell Boulevard.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located one gunshot victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Patrol and K-9 officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Homicide detectives, Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and the Medical Examiner responded to conduct an investigation into the shooting.*-..
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10/04/2015 UPDATE and CORRECTION: Shooting at Gang-Related Party on Hayden Island - Two Gunshot Victims (Photo)

Two victims were injured in the early morning shooting at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel.*-..
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10/04/2015 Gang-Related Shooting Overnight in Northeast Portland's Lloyd District - No Known Victims (Photo)

On Sunday October 4, 2015, at 1:04 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to Northeast 19th Avenue and Broadway on the report of a disturbance and shooting.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire, including damage to an apartment building and a parked vehicle.

Numerous witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and hearing cars speed out of the area.

Based on information learned at the scene, GET officers assumed control of the investigation.

Anyone with non-emergency information about this shooting is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333, reference case #15-344016.

The Tactical Operations Division is continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.*-..
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10/03/2015 UPDATE #4: Shooting Outside Northeast Glisan Bar - One Deceased, Two Others Injured - Suspect in Custody (Photo)

The victim's killed in Friday night's shooting have been identified as 30-year-old Eric Jacob Takemoto and 42-year-old Anthony Michael Howard.

The identity of the victim injured in the shooting has not been verified and will be released on Sunday.

No further details are anticipated to be released in this case until Monday October 3, 2015.



The suspect in Friday night's double homicide has been identified as 21-year-old Robert Jermaine Richardson Jr.*-..
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10/03/2015 Stabbing Investigation Underway in Old Town - One Person Injured (Photo)

On Saturday October 3, 2015, at 6:36 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Northwest 4th Avenue and Hoyt Street on the report of a fight and stabbing.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a male adult victim suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound.*-..
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10/02/2015 Sex Assault Unit Arrests City of Portland Employee

On Friday, October 2, 2015, members of the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Crime Unit arrested 41-year-old Zachary Thomas Rouse on one count of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the Second Degree and 5 counts of Possession of Materials Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct of a Child in the Second a Degree.*-..
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10/02/2015 Southeast Portland Homicice Suspect Arrested in Sacramento, California (Photo)

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10/02/2015 Portland Police Encouraging Community Members to be Responsible and Considerate with Recreational Marijuana (Photo)

Beginning July 1, 2015, the possession and use of recreational marijuana was legalized in the State of Oregon.*-..
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10/02/2015 UPDATE - Child Struck by Driver on North Lombard Street - Major Crash Team Investigating (Photo)

The injured child remains at a Portland hospital and is expected to survive her injuries.

Investigators have learned that the child got off of an eastbound TriMet bus and ran northbound across Lombard where she was hit by a westbound driver who was unable to stop in time.

No citations have been issued and the case remains under investigation.



On Friday October 2, 2015, at 8:24 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a child struck by a driver in a vehicle in the 3200 block of North Lombard Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and began treating the child, estimated to be an 11-year-old girl.*-..
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10/02/2015 Limited Availability for Public Information Officer (PIO) This Weekend (Photo)

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