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Shooting in the Portland's Lents neighborhood leaves 1 woman dead

The Friday night shooting is the 19th homicide in Portland in 2023
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Woman killed in shooting along SE Crystal Springs Boulevard in the Lents Neighborhood

PORTLAND, Oregon — One woman was killed in a shooting in Southeast Portland's Lents neighborhood late Friday night, according to the Portland Police Bureau (PPB). 

It happened around 10:14 p.m. on Southeast Crystal Springs Boulevard near Southeast 92nd Avenue. Officers found the woman dead when they arrived at the scene. No arrests have been made and police did not report any suspect information. 

During the investigation Southeast Crystal Springs Boulevard was closed between Southeast 89th Avenue and Southeast 92nd Avenue. 

Just last weekend Portland saw four confirmed shootings. The first happened Friday night at 10:45 p.m. at the Alibi Tiki Lounge on North Interstate Avenue. One man was injured but police said his injuries were not life-threatening. So far there have been no arrests.

About four hours later, early Saturday morning, there was another shooting on Southeast Foster and 92nd Avenue, where two businesses and an occupied vehicle were hit. Police said no one was hurt and no arrests have been made. 

Portland saw its deadliest shooting this year 9 hours later in North Portland, marking the 15th, 16th and 17th homicides in the city. Portland high school students were identified as victims in the North Portsmouth neighborhood shooting.

This is the 19th homicide in Portland in 2023.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Brian Sims at Brian.Sims@police.portlandoregon.gov or by phone 503-823-2079, or Detective Meghan Burkeen via e-mail at Meghan.Burkeen@police.portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-2092. Please reference case number 23-83483.

This story will be updated when more information is made available.

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