Police ID victim in East Portland shooting near Menlo Park Elementary

DMV photo for 38-year-old Larry Edwin Van Dolah Jr.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are searching for the shooters who killed a man in a Northeast Portland neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.

The victim was identified as 38-year-old Larry Van Dolah Jr., of St. Helens.

Police said they found Van Dolah around 12:45 p.m. suffering from gunshot wounds at the entrance of Menlo Park Elementary’s field on 128th and East Burnside Street.

Witnesses saw three men run away from the park after the shooting. Police said the men are suspects in the shooting, describing them as black men between the ages of 16 and 20 years old. At the time they were wearing t-shirts and blue jeans.

So far police do not have any leads on finding the shooting suspects. If you have any helpful information, call police at 503-823-0449.

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