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Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did two of the victims, police said Saturday.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: December 14, 2014

Shooting victim Labraye Franklin advocate against gang violence (Portland, OR): His family will tell you 17-year-old Labraye Franklin is not a stranger to street violence. His uncle, whose name we are omitting because of safety concerns, is a former gang member.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: December 13, 2014

Portland police say high school shooting appears to be gang-related (Portland, OR): A suspected gang member opened fire on a group outside an alternative high school Friday, sending three young people to the hospital in what Portland police said appeared to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: KTBC FOX 7 News    Date: December 12, 2014

Multnomah County approves new anti-gang coordinator (Gresham, OR): One day before Portland police described a North Portland high school shooting as gang-related, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved using a federal grant to hire a new anti-gang coordinator.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 12, 2014

Police call shooting outside Clackamas Town Center restaurant 'gang-related' (Portland, OR): Police are calling a Sunday shooting outside a Clackamas Town Center restaurant "gang-related." Sgt. Nathan Thompson, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office spokesman, said the shooting was an isolated assault by gang affiliates and that there is no continuing danger to the public.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: December 1, 2014

Shooting at Dave and Buster’s ‘gang incident’ (Happy Valley, OR): Investigators said Monday the shooting at Clackamas Town Center over the weekend was an isolated incident that involved gang members. Sgt. Nate Thompson, a spokesperson with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, said officers with the Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team are helping with the investigation.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: December 1, 2014

Salem police investigate 3 shootings said to be gang-related (Salem, OR): Salem police are investigating three Tuesday evening shooting incidents that police believe to be gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 26, 2014

Gangs regularly tagging unoccupied Bethel home (Eugene, OR): A home near Golden Gardens Park has been tagged by gang members, spray-painted with graffiti on multiple occasions. The home sits at 4490 Jessen Drive in the Bethel neighborhood and is unoccupied, according to Eugene police. Taggers have spray-painted the numbers “5100” and “River Side Crips” on several areas of the home, along with other pictures and words.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: November 21, 2014

Gang detectives arrest two men for drive-by shooting outside jail (Hillsboro, OR): Deputies arrested two men in connection with a drive-by shooting in front of the Washington County Community Corrections Center, one of whom had just been released from the jail.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: November 6, 2014

Gang-related drive-by shooting suspects arrested (Hillsboro, OR): Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting in Hillsboro October 28 were arrested on by Washington County’s interagency gang task force within a day of each other.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: November 5, 2014

Man sought in connection with Eugene gang shooting captured (Veneta, OR): A report of a dispute between a man and woman in Veneta led law enforcement to a man sought in connection with a gang-related shooting in Eugene.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 31, 2014

County connects the dots on gangs (Multnomah County, OR): When a coalition of organizations this summer released what may be the most comprehensive report ever put together on Multnomah County gangs, its executive summary noted that “public safety agencies have lacked a centralized method for identifying and tracking gangs.”
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 30, 2014

Jury finds Khoshnaw guilty of murder in 2011 Forest Grove shooting (Washington County, OR): A jury of six men and six women has found 21-year-old Niaz Khoshnaw guilty in the shooting death of rival gang member Luis Manuel Guzman in Forest Grove three years ago.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 26, 2014

'There's been a big rivalry between several of the gangs' (Eugene, OR): Scott McKee gestures at gang graffiti scrawled on fences, sidewalks and walls in a public park in a neighborhood near family homes - and public schools. "While you're going to work, raising your family and taking your children to the park, there's an element of drama that's kind of taking place in this neighborhood," the Eugene Police gang specialist said of Irwin Park in West Eugene.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 24, 2014

Gangs in Gresham: How has your neighborhood changed? (Gresham, OR): On Sunday my story about one of the two Gresham gang outreach workers takes a look at the city's new approach to curbing gang violence. The story follows the city's first gang outreach worker who goes by the name of Coach. His job is centered around connecting with kids on the streets and getting them into school or jobs.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 24, 2014

Police Arrest Drive-by Shooting Suspect (Eugene, OR): Police say they’ve arrested a gang member accused in a drive-by shooting last week.
Source: KEZI 9 News    Date: October 23, 2014

Niaz Khoshnaw killed Forest Grove rival gang member in self-defense, his lawyer argues (Washington County, OR): Washington County jurors in the murder trial of Niaz Khoshnaw began deliberations Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 23, 2014

Police: Teen arrested after for drive-by shooting, gang activity (Eugene, OR): A Springfield teen believed to be a member of a local gang has been arrested for his involvement in a drive-by shooting, police said today. Eugene and Springfield officers arrested Victor Hugo Martinez, 19, on charges of unlawful use of a firearm and menacing. Additional charges are likely, Eugene police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said, as the investigation continues.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: October 23, 2014

Niaz Khoshnaw murder trial: Eyewitness recounts deadly Forest Grove gang shooting (Forest Grove, OR): Fifteen-year-old Andrew Rodriguez Hernandez knocked on the door of a man who was about to die. No answer. Andrew's friend Niaz Khoshnaw told him knock again, louder this time. So, Andrew knocked. No answer.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 20, 2014

Five indicted in connection with summer gang-related beating, robbery in Portland (Portland, OR): Five men have been indicted in connection with a gang-related Portland beating of another male they thought had stolen a gun from one of them, according to police and prosecutors.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 16, 2014

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