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Woman found shot to death in North Portland apartment

TriMet confirms the victim was one of its bus operators.
Credit: KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police officers responding to a report of shots fired found a 30-year-old woman dead inside a North Portland apartment Wednesday morning. 

Police on Thursday identified the victim as Breauna White. A medical examiner determined she died of gunshot wounds.

White was a TriMet bus operator. The agency says she was not on duty at the time of the shooting.

"Our hearts go out to Bre and her family. She was a valued bus operator and will be missed by her co-workers and the entire TriMet team," spokesperson Roberta Altstadt said in a statement.

Credit: Breauna White Family

The shooting happened near the intersection of North Willamette Boulevard and North Charleston Avenue, near Cathedral Park, around 10:41 a.m., according to the Portland Police Bureau (PPB).

There was no suspect in the area when officers arrived.

PPB homicide detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Portland police.