Dozens of shots fired, yet again, at Mt. Scott-Arleta nightclub
Once again, a gunfight erupted outside Shimmers Gentleman's Club, at 8000 S.E. Foster Road, just before closing time early Saturday morning, February 12.
A man was shot to death at the same place on December 19.
"This may not affect our other Mt. Scott-Arleta neighbors, but this club seems to be a magnet for gunfights," remarked a resident of S.E. Harold Street just south of the lounge's parking lot, who asked to not to be identified. "Shootings, gunfights, murders â€“ I don't know why the licensing officials allow this bar to stay open!"
Nevertheless, that lounge still operates as a state-licensed establishment.
According to a Portland Police Bureau sergeant, East Precinct officers were dispatched to a "Shots Fired" call at the location at 1:55 a.m. that morning.
What they found astonished even some of the seasoned responding officers: FORTY NINE spent bullet shell casings, and six vehicles peppered with bullet holes. Apparently, there were no injuries as a result of all this.
After district officers secured the area, members of the Portland Police "Enhanced Community Safety Team" arrived to investigate the shooting.
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