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One Killed, Two Wounded In NE Portland Shootings

PORTLAND, Ore. — One person was killed and two others wounded in shootings within three hours of each other on Wednesday night.

Police found a man dead at Northeast 118th and Sandy Boulevard around 5:30pm.  He has been identified as 33-year-old Jalon Yoakum.

Later a man and woman were shot at Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Dekum just before 9:00pm.  They was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are asking that anyone who witnessed these shootings to contact them.

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