Police ID Saturday shooting victims at Acropolis Steakhouse
Shootings continued to climb in Portland over the weekend, with a second person dying from a Saturday incident in Southeast Portland and police responding to at least four shootings in different neighborhoods on Sunday.
The victims are identified as William Peters, 40, of Portland, and Adam David-Lawrence Arrambide, 36, of La Pine. No suspect information has been released.
According to police, Peters and Arrambide were shot at the Acropolis Steakhouse in the 8300 block of SE McLoughlin Boulevard shortly before 11:30 p.m on Saturday, Feb. 27. First responders declared one of the victims dead at the scene, and the other had life-threatening injuries and had been taken to the hospital. He was declared deceased on Sunday.
The suspects left the scene before police arrived. No other injuries were reported.
Police then responded to several shooting incidents on Sunday, Feb. 28.
According to police, at about 4:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of the sound of yelling and a shot heard in the Hazelwood neighborhood near the 13600 block of East Burnside Street. Following information provided by callers, officers found one shell casing, but no evidence of any bullet strikes, and no victim.
At about 1:28 p.m., officers responded to a shooting near the 4600 block of Northeast 102nd Avenue, in the Parkrose neighborhood. Officers arrived to find a shooting victim, who was transported by ambulance to a hospital.
Later, at about 8:58 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to more gunfire in the Hazelwood neighborhood, this time near Southeast 139th Avenue and Southeast Main Street. When they arrived, the officers found at least 21 shell casings, but no victim and no noticeable property damage.
While officers where on that scene, they heard gunfire to the northeast and went to investigate. Near Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street, in the Centennial neighborhood, witnesses flagged officers down and said people fired shots from a vehicle, which sped off.
Officers found 12 shell casings and evidence that bullets struck a vehicle and a building nearby.
According to police, "This summary is not necessarily an exhaustive list of every shots or shooting call on this date. At this time, there is nothing to suggest these shootings are related. Each of them remains under investigation."
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