SE Portland shooting victim dies at hospital; suspect sought

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Officers responded to incident near SE 132nd Ave and SE Center St

Darren Lockett (Courtesy)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Police Bureau has launched an investigation into the early morning shooting death of a man in Southeast Portland.

Officers were dispatched to the area near SE 132nd Avenue and SE Center Street around 1 a.m. Saturday on a report of someone being shot. When they arrived, officers found a man with a gunshot wound and had him rushed to a hospital.

PPB confirmed the victim later died. He was identified Monday as 40-year-old Darren Lockett.

No arrests have been made. If anyone has information about this incident is urged to contact Detective Joseph Corona at 503-823-0508 or Detective Anthony Merrill 503-823-4033.

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