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Man dies after shooting in Northeast Portland

The shooting happened shortly after 10 p.m. in the area of Northeast 162nd Avenue and Wasco Street in Portland.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man died at the hospital after a shooting in Northeast Portland on Tuesday night, police said.

At 10:04 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report that shots had been fired in the area of Northeast 162nd Avenue and Wasco Street. They found David Sanders, 32, at the scene with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. The suspect or suspects left the scene and haven't been found, police said.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office ruled Sanders' death as a homicide by gunshot wound. 

Northeast 162nd Avenue was closed from Halsey Street to Wasco Street during the investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Det. Steve Gandy at stephen.gandy@portlandoregon.gov or Det. Jeff Pontius at jeffery.pontius@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0433.

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