Police: Man slain in Portland pot shop armed robbery
Portland Police Bureau officials have identified a man they say was killed during an armed robbery of a marijuana dispensary.
Michael Arthur, 44, was shot dead during the robbery of a Kenton neighborhood pot shop in the 3700 block of North Lombard Street on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The only dispensary located on the block is called Cured Green. No arrests or suspect info has been announced.
Police say Arthur died of a gunshot wound. Homicide detectives continue to investigate, but police have confirmed the death is the 50th homicide of the year within city limits, and the 37th involving a gun.
Shots fired in Cully
Police also reported another shooting in the Cully neighborhood.
Officers responded to the 6700 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street just after 3 p.m. on Dec. 15.
"One person had apparently been shot and was transported by ambulance to the hospital," according to a news release. "The condition of the victim is not known."
Officers are investigating at the crime scene.
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