Police identify woman killed in downtown Portland shooting

Scene photo from downtown Portland
Scene photo from downtown Portland(KPTV)
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 5:25 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - A woman killed in a shooting in the downtown area Thursday night, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Just after 10 p.m., Central Precinct officers were called out to a report of a shooting near Northwest Burnside Street and Northwest 6th Avenue. Officers arrived and found a woman who had been shot.

Police said the victim did not survive her injuries. On Monday, police identified the victim as 33-year-old Jennifer Drain. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined she died from a gunshot wound and ruled her death a homicide.

The Homicide Unit is leading the investigation. No additional details about the investigation have been released by police at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jeff Sharpe at jeff.sharp@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-9773, or Detective Michael Jones at Michael.jones@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0418.