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Tigard Police release name of person of interest in Friday shooting

Police say 'person of interest' is dangerous, urge people to call 911.


Photo Credit: MILES VANCE - A containment area set up around Canterbury Lane lasted for hours, Friday night. Police had to escort residents back to their homes.PounceyPolice have released the name of the victim shot to death outside a home in Tigard on Friday night.

Jerry Duy Nguyen, 37, of Beaverton, was at the home of his ex-wife in the 10700 block of Southwest Canterbury Lane to pick up his child when he was allegedly shot by a friend of his ex-wife, according to Jim Wolf, a spokesman with the Tigard Police Department.

Police are looking for Orlando Lee Pouncey, 29, who Wolf called a "possible suspect" who was in the area at the time of the shooting. Wolf said Pouncey ran from the scene after the shots were fired.

Wolf said that Pouncey should be considered dangerous and asked that the public call 911 rather than approach him.

What we know

Tigard Police responded to a report of shots fired at about 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30.

Upon arrival, police found Nguyen bleeding from a gunshot wound outside the Canterbury Heights condominiums, Wolf said.

Wolf said that Nguyen's child did not witness the incident and Wolf said that they do not yet have a motive for the shooting.

A neighbor was doing chest compressions on the victim when authorities arrived. A Tigard Police officer took over CPR, but Wolf said Nguyen died at the scene.

Photo Credit: MILES VANCE - Jim Wolf, a spokesman with the Tigard Police Department, gives a brief press conference Friday night. No arrests have been made, but police urge anyone with information to contact Tigard Police.

Police set up a containment area around the neighborhood while they looked for the suspect, shutting down Southwest Canterbury Street for hours.

A K-9 unit led officers to an apartment complex off of Pacific Highway and south of Canterbury Lane, where the search continued.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Beaverton and Tualatin police are assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Pouncey is urged to contact Tigard Police at 503-639-6168 or via email at tips@tigard-or.gov If Pouncey is seen-an immediate call to 9-1-1 should be made.

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