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Man, 39, dies after being shot in Lents

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died at a hospital after he was shot in the Lents neighborhood on Wednesday.

Portland police said the incident happened in the 8400 block of Southeast Ellis Street around 10 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. They searched the area and found evidence of gunfire.

Officers said 39-year-old James G. Richardson was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died. 

It’s unclear if a suspect was taken into custody.

Anyone who witnessed this shooting or has video surveillance footage is asked to call the non-emergency line at 503.823.3333.

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