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Police ID man shot, killed in NE Portland; one suspect in custody

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Deadly shooting scene in NE Portland. Deadly shooting scene in NE Portland.
Isaiah Demetrius Kent was shot and killed in NE Portland on Thursday night. (Photo from the Portland Police Bureau) Isaiah Demetrius Kent was shot and killed in NE Portland on Thursday night. (Photo from the Portland Police Bureau)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in northeast Portland on Thursday night.

Police said Isaiah Demetrius Kent, 28, of Portland, died at the hospital just before midnight. 

One person was arrested in connection to the shooting, but police have not released the suspect's name, saying it could inhibit the ongoing investigation. 

Officers responded to reports of a shooting on Northeast 6th Avenue and Alberta Street around 6 p.m. Thursday.

Kent was found suffering from traumatic injuries. 

Investigators believe the shooting may be gang-related. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Todd Gradwahl at 503-823-0991, todd.gradwahl@portlandoregon.gov; or, Detective Anthony Merrill at 503-823-4033, anthony.merrill@portlandoregon.gov.

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