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Teen killed, 3 others injured in Northeast Portland shooting

Four people were taken to the hospital after being shot near Gateway Discovery Park, police said.
Credit: Family via Portland police
Jaelin James Scott

PORTLAND, Ore — Four people were shot in Northeast Portland Thursday night, including a 16-year-old boy who died. 

The teenager was identified Friday as Jaelin James Scott. His death was ruled a homicide. 

The three other people who were shot, who Portland police described as young adults, are expected to survive.

The shooting was reported at 9:02 p.m. Thursday in the area of Gateway Discovery Park, at Northeast 105th Avenue and Halsey Street.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact Detective Shaye Samora at 503-823-0768 or shaye.samora@portlandoregon.gov, or Detective William Winters at 503-823-0403, or william.winters@portlandoregon.gov.

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