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Police: Loaded gun found in car outside SE Portland strip club; two men arrested

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Skillful Davis, Labraye Franklin, jail booking photos Skillful Davis, Labraye Franklin, jail booking photos
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Two men were arrested after a loaded gun was found inside a vehicle outside a southeast Portland strip club, according to police.  

Gang Enforcement Team officers contacted a group of men in a car in the parking lot of the King's Wild strip club on the 13500 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard at 12:09 a.m. Friday.

Officers recognized one of the men as 19-year-old Labraye Franklin, a known gang associate. The officers said they saw an open container of alcohol and marijuana in the vehicle occupied by Franklin and four other people under the age of 21.

A search of the car revealed a loaded handgun under one of the seats, according to police.

Franklin was arrested on a probation violation. Skillful Davis, 20, was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a loaded firearm.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or gangs@portlandoregon.gov.

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