Man Shot and Killed in North Portland
October 9, 2013, 9:57 am
By Jeremy Scott
PORTLAND -- A man was shot and killed in the St. Johns neighborhood near North Burr and Fessenden around 2:00 on Monday afternoon. Police have identified him as 33-year-old Donte Young.
Witnesses say a group of men were reportedly arguing over money. They say the victim was unresponsive after being shot in
the head and that an SUV left the scene with several African
American teenagers inside.
"We came out to cops taping up the street and sirens and all that. I
saw a body lying on Burr, very sad. I'm just glad the kids didn't have
to see it," said a neighbor. He added that the victim has a wife and
The doors to George Elementary School and Roosevelt High School were locked with nobody allowed in or out until there was no longer a threat.