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Program for boys aims at preventing gang violence (Portland, OR): Monae Elliott condemns the recent acts of gang violence that ripped through the city last month. “It’s a mess,” she said. In the month of May, there were 25 acts of gang violence in the City of Portland, the highest single month total since 1999.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: June 4, 2015

Multnomah Co. DA: addressing gang violence problem is 'a work in progress' (Multnomah County, OR): Multnomah County's district attorney is talking about the explosion of gang violence in the Portland area. There have been 67 gang-related shootings or stabbings so far this year, and the 25th shooting in May was a 16-year high, concerning people across the city.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 3, 2015

Portland's police chief to add 6 officers to Gang Enforcement Team (Portland, OR): After a weekend of violence followed a brazen shooting at a Northeast Portland street fair, Portland's police chief announced Tuesday that he's bolstering the strength of the bureau's Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 2, 2015

Portland gang violence explodes in May (Portland, OR): "It's unacceptable that we have bullets flying around the community,” Portland Mayor Charlie Hales told KATU regarding an explosion of gang violence in the city. Last month, Portland saw the highest number of suspected gang-related shootings of any month in at least 16 years, according to police.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 1, 2015

NE Portland shooting victim ID'd, still in critical condition (Portland, OR): A man was wounded just after midnight and the shooter escaped, in what police believe was likely another gang-related incident in Northeast Portland.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 31, 2015

PPB: 25 gang-related PDX shootings in May (Portland, OR): After several weekend shootings, Portland police officers are continuing to discuss the growing problem of gang violence in the city. So far this year, there have already been at least 65 gun-related incidents, and the violence reported during the month of May is breaking records.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 31, 2015

Preventing gang violence in Portland: 'Enough is enough' (Portland, OR): The city has seen more than 60 violent gang incidents so far this year. Mayor Charlie Hales said the Portland Police Bureau is taking steps to address the violence, from assigning more patrols to supporting the Gang Enforcement Team - which he says is a relatively small unit.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: May 30, 2015

Mom: Gang violence creates more than 1 victim (Gresham, OR): Friday night, John Lowery Jr.’s family released balloons in the spot where he was gunned down Oct. 19, 2014. As candles flickered, his mother recalled memories of happy times with her first-born son.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: May 30, 2015

Gang violence recap: Bullets flying through homes, broad daylight shootings (Portland, OR): Portland's mayor, police gang enforcement officers and community outreach workers have sounded the alarm many times this year: Gang violence is on the rise, with brazen daytime shootings, younger offenders involved and dozens of bullets flying in North, Northeast and Southeast Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 29, 2015

Suspected gang shootings 'coming in so fast' that police playing catch-up (Portland, OR): Portland police gang enforcement Sgt. Don Livingston and his investigators were still busy gathering police reports and examining evidence from last week's shootings when bullets scattered the crowd and wounded three people at the jampacked Last Thursday street fair in Northeast Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 29, 2015

Police: May 2015 most violent month for Portland gang crime since 1999 (Portland, OR): According to police, there have been 63 gang related shootings in Portland so far this year. In May alone, there were 22 violent gang crimes. Police said that makes May 2015 the most violent month since 1999.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 29, 2015

Gang shooting victim: 'Being out there on the streets, it's just not worth going through all of this' (Portland, OR): There have been five gang related shootings in just two days, and people in town say something has to change. All of the violence is prompting a local family, who was once at the center of gang violence themselves, to call for it all to end.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 28, 2015

What Does ‘Gang-Related’ Mean? (Gresham, OR): Have you ever wondered it means when officials describe a crime as “gang-related”? The Skanner News spoke to Lt. Claudio Grandjean, the public information officer for the Gresham Police -- a department seeing major upticks in violence in the face of massive economic and demographic shifts – to get a handle on when police choose to use the phrase and why.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: May 28, 2015

'Documented gang member' arrested in 2014 Gresham murder case ((Gresham, OR): A man detectives called a "documented gang member" was arrested and will be charged with murder for a shooting in Gresham in 2014. A.D. Bailey III was arrested at his parents' home in the 4000 block of Northeast 72nd Avenue in Vancouver.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 28, 2015

PPB investigating fifth suspected gang-related shooting in two days (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team is now investigating their fifth case of reported gunfire in just 48 hours after a shooting Tuesday night. No one was hurt in the incident.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 27, 2015

Two gang-related shootings in Portland Tuesday; 4 in two days (Portland, OR): There were two more gang-related shootings Tuesday in Portland, following two shootings Monday, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 26, 2015

Two gang-related shootings in Portland Tuesday; 4 in two days (Portland, OR): There were two more gang-related shootings Tuesday in Portland, following two shootings Monday, police said. This week's shootings bring the total number of gang-related incidents citywide to 62 this year. That's up from 48 this time last year.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 26, 2015

Police must develop personal relationships, trust with community to counter 'snitch' code of silence (Portland, OR): Nine gang-related shootings occurred in Portland in the last two weeks. Police have made one arrest.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 22, 2015

15-year-old Gresham boy accused of attempted murder in gang assault, police say (Gresham, OR): A 15-year-old is accused of stabbing three other boys in a gang-related assault last week. Jesus P. Vega-Salazar, of Gresham, is accused of three counts of attempted murder and three counts of second-degree assault.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 21, 2015

Gang Fight Leads to Multiple Stabbings (Fairview, OR): A gang fight led to multiple people being stabbed in Fairview. Friday evening, police responded to a report of a fight at the Fairview Woods Apartment Complex on Northeast Halsey Street. Officer Ben Costigan says, none of the stab wounds are fatal.
Source: KXL News    Date: May 16, 2015

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