SE Portland shooting leaves one man dead

Published: May. 22, 2022 at 4:34 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - A man died Tuesday afternoon after a shooting outside of a house on Southeast 99th Avenue, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

At about 2:43 p.m. Portland Police responded to a call about a shooting, but when they arrived, they found that someone had taken the victim to a fire station where he was later taken to a hospital in an ambulance.

The man later died at the hospital. Police have not yet released any details about the victim or what happened that led up to the shooting, but a neighbor said two men were messing with a gun in front of the house when it went off. The neighbor also said there have been multiple shootings at that house since he moved in.

During the investigation, Southeast 99th Avenue was closed between Southeast Reedway Street and Southeast Knight Street. Southeast Ramona Street was also closed between 97th Avenue and 101st Avenue.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact Detective Brian Sims at 503-823-2079 or Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092.