PORTLAND -- A teenagerwas killed in a shooting in Northeast Portland Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The shooting was reported just after 2 p.m. at the Valero gas station on Northeast Killingsworth near 57th Avenue, said Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau. The victim is identified as 18-year-old Edward Jewell Paden Jr.
Arriving officers foundPaden in the parking lot and medical responders determinedhe had died.
Witnesses said they heard an argument followed by anywhere between three to six gunshots.
Iwas nervous and went back in the house, said Desiree Johnson.
It was certainly a bold incident on a well-traveled street. People in this neighborhood are very concerned about what happened, said Sgt. Pete Simpson with the Portland Police Bureau.
Investigators said they think the shootingappears to begang-related.
Anyone who left the scene before talking to police was encouraged to call the non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333.