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Is Portland's Gang Problem Getting Worse? (Portland, OR): At around 11:30 PM on February 24, two officers from the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force pulled into the parking lot of Shimmers Bar & Grill, a strip club on the corner of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Foster Road. A crowd outside quickly filed into the bar, but moments later, a man named Quintrell Shaimon Holiman emerged and was confronted by the officers.
Source: VICE     Date: March 23, 2015
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Teen fired gun outside East Precinct because gang member was picking on his friend, mother says (Portland, OR): The mother of the 16-year-old accused of firing a gun outside the Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct on Saturday night said her son had come from the party across the street at the community center.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 16, 2015
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Police believe Umatilla man was killed by gang members (Hermiston, OR): Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston gave an update on the homicide investigation during a Hispanic Advisory Committee meeting. Police believe Alonso Madrigal, killed in a shooting outside Hermiston’s 11th Street Market on March 4, was murdered by gang members but was not engaged in criminal gang activity himself.
Source: The East Oregonian    Date: March 16, 2015
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Gang related shooting outside East Precinct (Portland, OR): Police had a front row seat to the most recent gang-related shooting late Saturday — it happened just outside of East Precinct.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: March 15, 2015
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More than 250 bullets flew in 30 gang violence calls in Portland this year (Portland, OR): Six shootings in the first 10 days of this month have pushed Portland's gang violence calls to 30 so far this year, more than double the number at this time last year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 13, 2015
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Gang Enforcement Team arrests 5, seizes 5 guns from 2 cars (Portland, OR): Gang Enforcement Team officers arrested five people and seized five guns from two cars after a pair of traffic stops in Portland on Wednesday night.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 12, 2015
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Man accused of firing three rounds into rival gang member's car Saturday (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man accused of attempted murder in connection with a shooting on Northeast 102nd Avenue Saturday was firing at a rival gang member's vehicle, according to police and court documents.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 9, 2015
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Portland teen charged with attempted murder in Gresham gang shooting (Portland, OR): A 15-year-old Portland boy has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the Sunday evening gang shooting that wounded a 23-year-old man.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 9, 2015
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Police arrest suspect in NE Portland gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police arrested a man who is accused of being involved in a gang-related shooting that happened Saturday morning in NE Portland.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 7, 2015
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Grieving mothers call for an end to gang violence (Portland, OR): They've all lost sons to gang violence, and now four mothers are calling for the killing to stop. “What I want is for everybody, all gang members, non-gang members, I want you guys to put your guns down,” mother Gizelle Holiman said. “Instead of putting your arms up to shoot somebody, wrap your arms around somebody.”
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 6, 2015
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3 Marion County gang members sentenced for gang-related string of shootings (Marion County, OR): Marion County officials say three known gang members were sentenced to prison last week for their involvement in a string of gang-related shootings in November 2014.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 3, 2015
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Portland police chief not convinced there's adequate resources, community partnerships to address gang violence (Portland, OR): Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea said Friday he's not convinced the city has provided adequate resources, done sufficient outreach or established the necessary community partnerships to quell ongoing gang violence.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 27, 2015
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'We're not at war with the Hoover gangs,' Portland police say after strip club shooting-suicide (Portland, OR): Portland police supervisors Friday said this week's shooting at two officers outside a Southeast Portland strip club came frighteningly close.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: February 27, 2015
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Ex-gang member shares story at gang violence meeting (Portland, OR): At a gathering of police leaders, gang outreach workers and community volunteers on Friday morning, Raymond Grant's words were impossible to ignore. "I got involved in gangs when I was 12. That's when I committed my first crime," Grant, 31, told the crowd a several dozen at the Portland Police Bureau North Precinct.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: February 27, 2015
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Medford Police make efforts to stop gang graffiti (Medford, OR): Medford Police are taking steps to fight graffiti. They’ve made an arrest in a recent tagging case and with the on-going investigation, they hope to make more arrests.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: February 26, 2015
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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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