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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

4 injured in reported gang fight at Fairview apartment complex (Gresham, OR): Four males were injured Friday in what the Gresham Police Department said was apparently a gang-related fight at a Fairview apartment complex.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 15, 2015

Teen who shot four at Rosemary Anderson High gets 10 years; co-defendants get 7 and 8 years (Multnomah County, OR): A 16-year-old boy who opened fire outside Rosemary Anderson High School last December and wounded four students was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 13, 2015

Officers chase, arrest 17-year-old suspected gang member armed with handgun, police say (Portland, OR): A 17-year-old Portland boy was arrested on gun charges and probation violation after police say he ran from them armed with a handgun.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 7, 2015

Portland cold case: Prosecutors indict 2 men in 2001 gang-related homicide (Portland, OR): Two Portland men will be arraigned on murder charges Wednesday morning in the July 2001 gang shooting of a 19-year-old man who police said was attempting to leave behind gang life.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 6, 2015

Police: 19-year-old arrested in gang-related shooting investigation (Portland, OR): Police say they've got the guy behind a shooting that injured a 23-year-old man on Southeast 125th Place and Division Street. Officers arrested 19-year-old Antonio Ruelas-Ceja on Sat., May 2 and charged him with attempted murder in connection with an early-March gang-related shooting.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: May 4, 2015

Man wounded in gang-related shooting in east Portland (Portland, OR): One person was seriously wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday morning in east Portland, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: May 4, 2015

Portland police arrest suspect in SE Portland gang shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police have arrested a teenager in connection with a March 9 gang-related shooting that wounded a 23-year-old man in Southeast Portland.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 4, 2015

East Portland non-fatal shooting believed to be gang-related (Portland, OR): Portland police believe the non-fatal shooting Sunday evening of a 25-year-old man was gang related.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 3, 2015

Portland gang violence is surging, Charlie Hales tells youth mentors (Portland, OR): Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the Rose City is seeing a "huge resurgence" in gang violence, citing 38 reported incidents and more than 300 shots fired in neighborhoods in the first four months of 2015.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 23, 2015

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