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Portland police investigating gang-related shooting that left man injured in both legs (Portland, OR): Portland police is investigating what may be a gang-related shooting in which one man was injured.
Source: Daily Reporter    Date: July 26, 2014

Gang mentality (Portland, OR): Turn on the TV news and you'd have reason to believe Portland's gang violence is out of control. Terse warnings from police and fallout from three recent high-profile shootings have prompted alarming reports in the media of a recent surge in gang activity.
Source: Willamette Week    Date: July 23, 2014

Responses to gang violence (Portland, OR): Recent gang violence in Portland has taken the lives of two young men, and wounded a five-year-old boy. And in general, gang activity in Multnomah County is up significantly compared with this time last year. Mayor Charlie Hales called the violence a "public safety and public health crisis."
Source: OPB News    Date: July 22, 2014

Amid Portland's surging gang violence, Healing Hurt People works to prevent further victims (Portland, OR): Every time a young man of color shows up at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with a gunshot or stab wound, Josh Lathan goes to meet him.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 15, 2014

Community meeting addresses gang violence in Portland (Portland, OR): Dozens gathered in north Portland's Peninsula Park to discuss gang violence in the city. The event featured a dramatic display – the names and pictures of more than 340 people killed by gang violence in the city since 1987.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: July 15, 2014

Gang violence in metro Portland area and response in last month: roundup (Portland, OR): Two homicides and the wounding of a 5-year-old boy in Portland since June 30 sparked community outrage, a youth-organized rally last week and a community meeting at a North Portland park Monday night.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 15, 2014

After 'Cool Down,' community remembers gang violence victims (Portland, OR): Community members and local law enforcement officials came together for an outreach event in Portland Monday night, to talk about gang violence. The event took place at Peninsula Park.
Source: OPB News    Date: July 14, 2014

Witnesses silent amid Portland gang violence (Portland, OR): In Northeast Portland, officers with the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team raced from call to call Saturday. "We want to stop the retaliation, stop that next gang shooting from happening," said Officer Charlie Asheim.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 13, 2014

"Operation Cool Down" begins this weekend (Gresham, OR): Reports of an Thursday evening street fight on this part of southeast 190th brings out gang enforcement officers. In this case one person is taken into custody. That follows an overnight shooting on this very same block, the third shooting on this block this year.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: July 11, 2014

Tri-county sweep nets weapons, drugs (Klamath Falls, OR): Twenty-six individuals have been arrested in a tri-county sting operation involving federal drug and gun trafficking charges as of Wednesday. The investigation included a suspect from Klamath Falls.
Source: Herald and News    Date: July 10, 2014

Portland police: Boy, 5, hit by gunfire (Portland, OR): Police believe a shooting that wounded a 5-year-old boy Tuesday night in southeast Portland is gang-related.
Source: KXLY News    Date: July 9, 2014

Mayor: Gang violence a 'public health crisis' (Portland, OR): Gang violence is on the rise in Portland this year, with the latest shooting injuring an innocent 5-year-old boy visiting his grandparents. Portland police have responded to 72 gang-related violence calls so far in 2014, up from 52 at this time last year.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: July 9, 2014

5-year-old boy recovering after being hit by gang-related gunfire in SE Portland, police say (Portland, OR): A 5-year-old boy is recovering after being hit in the leg by gunfire Tuesday night in Southeast Portland in what police say is a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 8, 2014

Poverty, school expulsions help trigger gang involvement, Multnomah County study finds (Multnomah County, OR): Of 80 people involved in gangs and interviewed in Multnomah County in the last year, 83 percent were either suspended or expelled from school at some point. Most were kicked out of school because of fights, according to a new county gang study.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: July 8, 2014

Gang shooting outside strip club kills one, wounds four (Portland, OR): A 26-year-old man is dead and four others were seriously wounded in an early morning shooting outside a Southeast Portland strip club.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: July 5, 2014

Fatal drive-by shooting in North Portland is gang-related, police say (North Portland, OR): A 24-year-old man was gunned down in a busy North Portland neighborhood on a sunny, hot Monday afternoon as children played on nearby streets and in McCoy Park less than a block away.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 30, 2014

'Every one of those kids are my kids' (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro Police Detective Emory Souza is a familiar face around town. He is one of seven school resource officers (SROs) who spend their days at Hillsboro schools. Souza is assigned to Poynter Middle School and Liberty High School. In the wake of the shooting and killing of a student at Reynolds High School in Troutdale June 10, Souza offered his thoughts on his job and the recent tragedy at Reynolds.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 27, 2014

Gang shootings up in Portland in 2014 (Portland, OR): To date, there have been more shootings this year in Portland than previous years, and officials expect that number to climb. The latest shooting, investigators said, is gang-related.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 24, 2014

16-year-old faces attempted murder charges in May gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police said Thursday they arrested a 16-year-old boy last Friday, accusing him of being involved in a gang-related shooting in May.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 19, 2014

Man wounded in suspected gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man was wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland Saturday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 14, 2014

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