Man killed in Lents late Sunday
Police are investigating the apparent shooting death of a man in the Lents neighborhood late Sunday.
The name of the victim and suspect information was not immediately released.
Police say that based on preliminary information, there does not appear to be a danger to the community in relation to this investigation.
According to police, at 11:47 p.m. on Oct. 7, East Precinct officers responded to the 4000 block of Southeast 94th Avenue on the report of multiple people hearing gunfire.
When officers arrived in the area, they located an injured adult male lying in the street. Officers provided the man with emergency first aid until emergency medical responders arrived at the scene. As emergency medical personnel provided the man medical treatment they determined he was deceased.
Although officers searched the area for suspects, none were located located.
Members with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail responded to assume the investigation. Criminalists with the Police Bureau's Forensics Evidence Division also responded to assist, as have members of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office.
It is early in the investigation and at this time there is no additional information to provide the public. Additional information will be released as it is gathered and deemed appropriate for release by detectives and members of the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office.
Anyone with information about this investigation should contact the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail at 503-823-0479.