PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Police Bureau has identified the victim in a deadly shooting that took place in Southeast Portland over the weekend.
PPB launched an investigation into the shooting death of a man in Southeast Portland early Saturday morning. On Monday, authorities identified the shooting victim as 40-year-old Darren Lockett.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined he died by a gunshot wound and ruled the death as a homicide.
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 Lockett with a gunshot wound and had him rushed to a hospital — where he later died.