Update: Police identify shooting victims

Two men were wounded in an early Sunday morning gang-related shooting in Southeast Portland.

According to police, at 2:15 a.m. on Feb. 12, officers responded to a

report of shots fired in the 9200 block of Southeast Foster Road. While the officers were still on their way, they were told that two gunshot victims were at the scene.

When the officers arrived, they located Elijah Thomas, 28, and Deandra Harris, 24, suffering from serious but non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both were transported to area hospitals.

According to police, the shooting occurred in the parking lot of the New Copper Penny Restaurant and Nightclub.

The shooting is being investigated by the Gang Enforcement Team.

Detectives know that several people may have witnessed the shooting but did not talk to officers at the scene. No suspect information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Det. Brian Sims at (503) 823-2079, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony. Those providing information can remain anonymous. Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at, text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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