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Police: Gang patrols added after threats follow gang member's suicide (Portland, OR): A suspect who fired at Portland police officers while running from them later shot and killed himself in a Southeast Portland yard, police said. Police on Wednesday identified the suspect as 26-year-old Quintrell Shaimon Holiman, who they said was a wanted federal fugitive and known gang member.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 26, 2015
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Police: Man who shot at officer, committed suicide in SE Portland was gang member, escapee (Portland, OR): The man who shot at a police officer before killing himself in a Southeast Portland home's backyard late Tuesday night was a former gang member who had escaped from a halfway house in January.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 25, 2015
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Court documents: Gang members used auto body shop as torture chamber (Portland, OR): A suspected gang member was arraigned Monday after police say he kidnapped and tortured two men with a shocking variety of weapons. David Bartol, 44, is facing multiple charges of kidnapping, assault and attempted aggravated murder, among others.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: February 23, 2015
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Gang torture chamber discovered, court documents allege (Portland, OR): A 44-year-old man was arraigned Monday on allegations he intentionally tried to kill a man by maiming and torture, court records show.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: February 23, 2015
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Medford neighbors take up arms against a sea of graffiti (Medford, OR): On a sunny February day, Randi Brock steps to the edge of a Medford alley off Jackson Street and surveys the damage: angry scrawls of spray paint that don fences, siding and doors like scars.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: February 22, 2015
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Two 14-year-olds arrested for gang violence (Southeast Portland, OR): Two armed 14-year-olds were arrested Wednesday in connection with a gang violence investigation, police said. The teenage boys were arrested without incident at Southeast 127th Avenue and East Burnside Street. Both were armed with semi-automatic handguns at the time of their arrests.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: February 19, 2015
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Portland gang officers involved in Gresham shooting during traffic stop; no one hurt in the incident (Portland, OR): Portland police gang officers were involved in a shooting during a traffic stop of what police said was a known gang associate at a Gresham gas station Tuesday night. No one was injured during the incident.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 18, 2015
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Gangs flock to county's west end (Forest Grove, OR): Forest Grove and Cornelius hold only 6 percent of Washington County’s population. But they hold 22 percent of the county’s 1,500 gang members, according to Forest Grove Police Officer Matt Jacobsen, a member of the county’s Interagency Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: February 16, 2015
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NE Portland gang-related shooting injures 1, police say (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland that injured one person Friday afternoon.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 13, 2015
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Man injured in gang-related shooting outside North Portland's Billy Webb Elks Lodge (Portland, OR): Early Saturday morning, a man was shot outside the Billy Webb Elks Lodge, Portland police say. Around 2 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to a reported shooting at the lodge on North Tillamook Street, where they found a man in his 30s with a gunshot wound.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 7, 2015
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Man hurt in gang shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): A man was injured after gunfire broke out near a KFC in Northeast Portland on Wednesday afternoon. Police believe the shooting was gang-related.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 5, 2015
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Two men wounded in gang-related shooting in NE Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a gang-related shooting that left two men wounded early Monday morning outside a Northeast Portland restaurant.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 2, 2015
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Mother’s message to gang shooter: ‘It’s not okay’ (Portland, OR): As her son recovers after being shot four times, a mother wants the shooter to know she’s determined to bring him to justice.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: January 30, 2015
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Gang violence declines in 2014 (Gresham, OR): Gang violence in Gresham decreased last year following targeted efforts by the police department and city staff. Police Chief Craig Junginger reported this week that only one homicide was gang related in 2014, a sharp decrease from 2013 when five of the seven homicides were linked to gangs.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: January 22, 2015
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One-year-old escapes injury in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A gunshot fired in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood apparently went through the window of a one-year-old girl's bedroom more than a mile away Saturday evening. The child was not in the room or hurt, her parents say. No one else was apparently hurt in the shooting, which is being investigated by the Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 18, 2015
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Hillsboro attempted murder suspect from 2011 gang shooting arrested at Salem gym, police say (Hillsboro, OR): A man wanted in connection with a 2011 gang-related shooting in Hillsboro was arrested Wednesday at a Salem gym, according to the Hillsboro Police Department.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 15, 2015
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Trio arrested in outbreak of graffiti (Woodburn, OR): Three young men were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in a significant uptick of graffiti incidents around Woodburn. The outbreak began last month, with Woodburn police collecting more than 20 reports of graffiti in one week alone.
Source: Woodburn Independent    Date: January 14, 2015
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Man hospitalized in suspected gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 35-year-old man was wounded in North Portland early Sunday in what police believe is a gang-related shooting. Jazman A. Moore is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. Police say he is afflilated with a gang and is not providing any information about the shooting.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 11, 2015
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North Portland gang shooting under investigation (Portland, OR): Portland police are investigating the shooting of a suspected Portland gang member early Sunday near North Columbia Boulevard and Borthwick Avenue.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 11, 2015
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Man hospitalized in suspected gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 35-year-old man was wounded in North Portland early Sunday in what police believe is a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 11, 2015
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