Police identify victim in Old Town shooting that left 1 dead, 2 injured

Published: Jul. 30, 2022 at 9:40 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Portland Police Bureau identified the victim of the shooting in Old Town Friday night. The shooting left one man dead and two other people injured.

PPB said just after 9:30 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Northwest Couch Street. When they arrived, they found two victims who were shot. One of the victims, identified as 19-year-old Lauren Teyshawn Abbott, Jr. was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There was no immediate condition known of the second victim.

Police said another victim arrived at a hospital in a private vehicle with life-threatening injuries.

Police have not made any arrests or released any suspect information. PPB said there is currently no known threat to the public.

Homicide detectives responded to investigate. Anyone with information who hasn’t spoken to the police is asked to contact detective Shaye Samora at Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or detective Tony Harris at Anthony.Harris@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 22-203640.