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Police identify victim in fatal NE Portland shooting

The victim was identified as 41-year-old Miguel Angel Armenta-Hernandez. He was shot and killed Jan. 12.
Credit: KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. — UPDATE: On Monday, Police identified the victim of the shooting as 41-year-old Miguel Angel Armenta-Hernandez. His family has been notified.

Credit: Portland Police Bureau
Miguel Angel Armenta-Hernandez

ORIGINAL STORY: A person was found dead after police officers responded to a report of shots fired in Northeast Portland early Tuesday morning.

Police were called to Northeast 100th Avenue, between Sandy Boulevard and Wygant Street, around 4:15 a.m. 

Homicide detectives are investigating the death.

No additional information was immediately released.

Portland Police Officer Derek Carmon told KGW that in the first week-and-a-half of 2021, there have been more than 30 shootings. That compares to 50 shootings in all of January 2020. 

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