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Someone shooting a gun near a Southeast convenience store draws police, and she winds up in jail

DAVID F. ASHTON - Near a popular 7-Eleven convenience store at S.E. 82nd and Flavel, officers arrived to investigate a shooting that had taken place. After several calls to the 9-1-1 Center reporting a loud verbal dispute – and at least one gunshot – a little after sunrise on Wednesday, June 30, an East Precinct officer was sent to the reported location, S.E. 82nd Avenue of Roses at Flavel Street.

"An officer responded to the convenience store on that corner," PPB Public Information Officer Sergeant Kevin Allen confirmed to THE BEE.

Additional officers were advised by dispatchers that the suspect in the imbroglio had taken a TriMet bus towards Clackamas, so the officers headed south along 82nd, and spotted a woman matching the suspect's description getting off the bus at the Johnson Creek Fred Meyer store.

"Officers arrested the suspect, and recovered a handgun as evidence," Sgt. Allen said.

In the meantime, police at the convenience store found and recovered evidence of gunfire. "One truck parked in the lot sustained a bullet strike," Sgt Allen reported. "The person at whom the shot was directed left without speaking to police, but was contacted later, and was confirmed to be unhurt."

The PPB Special Victims Unit responded to investigate the incident.

37-year-old Shaperriia Loretta Lambert was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center (MCDC) at 11:07 a.m. that morning, on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree (domestic violence), Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon (domestic violence), and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

At her arraignment, Lambert learned that the Criminal Mischief charge had been dropped, but that she'd still be facing the three remaining Felony charges. At last report, Lambert remained behind bars at MCDC, in lieu of $265,000 combined bail.


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