Suspect arraigned in deadly SE Portland bar shooting

Suspect arraigned in deadly SE Portland bar shooting

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Posted on November 9, 2010 at 2:09 PM

PORTLAND -- The man accused of opening fire at a Southeast Portland sports bar in late October, killing one man and injuring three other people pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.

Vorladeth "Kevin" Souvannachoumkham, 31, of Southeast Portland, was arraigned of several charges including murder, attempted murder with a firearm, attempted aggravated murder with a firearm, assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

Steven Ouk, 28, of Southeast Portland, died in the shooting at the Good Call Sports Bar at 11010 S.E. Division on October 23.  Three other men, Andrew Jackson, 21, Sophan "Vinnie" Mey, 30, and Khomphakhanh Vongdara, 43, were hospitalized with gunshot wounds and were expected to survive.

The shooting was likely gang-related, according to Detective Steve Ober.

Souvannachoumkham's specific relation to the victims was unclear, police said. His next court date was scheduled for December 21.

Background: Suspect arrested after shooting at sports bar

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