Man charged with manslaughter after shooting outside SE Portland bar

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FILE – Portland Police vehicle

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter Sunday after a man was found dead from an apparent shooting early in the morning in the Mt. Scott-Arleta neighborhood, police said.

Borissean Washington booking photo (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

According to the Portland Police Bureau, officers responded to a report of someone shot outside a bar around 2:08 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Southeast Foster Road and Harold Street. When they arrived, police said they found a man dead.

Homicide detectives investigated, and on Sunday afternoon, PPB announced they arrested Borissean Washington in connection with the shooting. Washington is charged with first-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

The victim was later identified as Daquan Taeshawn James Turner. An autopsy confirmed the 27-year-old was shot to death.

Daquan Taeshawn James Turner in an undated photo. The 27-year-old was shot to death in Portland on December 19, 2021 (Family via PPB)

Police said the case is still under investigation. PPB asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detective Brian Sims at 503.823.2079 or Detective Tony Merill at 503-823-4033.

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