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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

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

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

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

School related shooting suspects indicted (Portland, OR): A Multnomah County grand jury has indicted the three suspects linked to the shooting outside Rosemary Anderson High School. All three appeared in court Wednesday morning. They are: Marquise D’Angelo Murphy, 16; his older brother, Lonzo Murphy, 20; and their friend, Marquel Diamond Dugas, 18.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: December 31, 2014

Affidavit outlines alleged gang motive in shooting outside Portland school (Portland, OR): Two days before a shooting outside a Portland high school, one of the suspects appeared in a video waving a gun and threatening a rival gang to "stay strapped because we coming with full clips," according to court documents.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: December 23, 2014

Three men face attempted murder charges in Oregon school shooting (Portland, OR): Three men suspected in a gang-related shooting this month outside an Oregon high school for homeless and other vulnerable students are facing attempted murder and other charges, Portland police said on Monday.
Source: Reuters    Date: December 23, 2014

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

The Game: Gangs, guns and prostitution in Portland (Portland, OR): You've heard about the shootings, the murders and the communities affected by gang violence in the Portland metro area, but what's funding it? How are gangs making their money? If you guessed drugs, you're wrong.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: November 10, 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

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