One dead in Southeast Portland shooting


Police responded to the 1200 block of SE 7th Ave. in Portland, on a report of a disturbance between neighbors Saturday afternoon.

When officers arrived on scene they located a man lying on the ground. Emergency medical personnel determined the man was dead.

Based on preliminary information, detectives believe there was a disturbance between the deceased male and several other people. During the altercation, an adult male fired a handgun.

The man who fired the gun remained at the scene, surrendered the firearm to responding officers and is cooperating with detectives.

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic was closed on Southeast 7th Avenue between Southeast Taylor Street and Southeast Madison Street during the investigation.

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