Victim in Lents Park shooting dies, no arrests made

Crime

Shots fired near SE 92nd Avenue and SE Holgate Boulevard

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man who was shot Friday night near Southeast Portland’s Lents Park has died in the hospital, police said.

Numerous police units responded to SE 92nd Avenue and SE Holgate Boulevard around 9:45 p.m. Friday night where they found a man who had been shot.

He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, and police announced the victim died on Saturday.

Police said the shooter left the area before officers arrived. No arrests have been made at this time.

The victim’s identity has not yet been revealed, and police said the man’s name will be released after an autopsy.

An investigation is underway. SE 92nd Avenue was closed between SE Holgate Boulevard and SE Cora Street.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jennifer Hertzler at Jennifer.Hertzler@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.1040 or Detective Joseph Corona at Joseph.Corona@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.0508. Please reference case number 21-231670.

This is a developing story.

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