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Portland police arrest 16-year-old in August shooting

Boy charged with attempted murder for shooting outside Shady Lady Tavern.


Portland police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with an August shooting outside a Northeast Portland bar.

On Friday, Nov. 21, members of Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team arrested the boy at his home in the 2900 block of 92nd Avenue. Police said the boy was responsible for a shooting outside Shady Lady Tavern, 4759 N.E. Cully Blvd., at about 12:48 a.m., Aug. 9.

No one was injured in the shooting, police said. Investigators said there was a disturbance inside the bar prior to the shots being fired outside.

Pamplin Media Group does not release the names of juvenile offenders.

The boy was booked at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home on charges of attempted murder, first-degree attempted assault, second-degree attempted assault, being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon.

Portland's Gang Enforcement Team investigates gang and gun crimes in Portland.

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