One dead at Lents house party
A man was shot and killed at a house party in Lents early Sunday.
The victim is identified as Jemare Lowell Manns, 21. The medical examiner determined this was a homicide by gun shot.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, at 12:57 a.m. May 9, East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots heard at a house in the 8500 block of Southeast Harney Street. When officers arrived, they encountered a chaotic scene, with what appeared to be a house party underway. Deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to assist with the large crowd.
Police said that an adult male was found unconscious. Portland Fire & Rescue and American Medical Response Paramedics responded and attempted lifesaving measures, but the man was determined to be dead. His cause of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner.
Due to the circumstances, homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate. Many people who may have witnessed all or part of this incident are believed to have left the scene before speaking to police, and investigators would like to hear from them.
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