Nightclub shooting suspect identified
Police have identified the victim in an early Sunday shooting in an Old Town nightclub.
Denson Fleurima, 29, of Northeast Portland was hospitalized but is expected to survive his injuries.
There have been no arrests in this case and there is no suspect information to share at this time.
According to police, at 1:42 a.m. on June 8, Central Precinct officers received a call of a possible shooting or stabbing at the East China Lounge, 322 N.W. Everett St. Officers arrived and learned that a male, later identified as Fleurima, had been shot in the abdomen.
The initial scene was very chaotic, but officers were able to secure the area and he was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening wounds.
Portland Police Bureau detectives and gang investigators have responded to the scene to conduct the investigation. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Gang Enforcement Team at (503) 823-4106.