Teen shot multiple times in Gresham, dies at hospital
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 17-year-old was shot to death Tuesday night in Gresham, police said.
Officers responded to several reports of gunfire shortly after 7:30 p.m. near NE 9th Street and NE Hood Avenue. They found signs of a shooting but didn’t find a victim at the scene, the Gresham Police Department said.
A short time later, 911 callers reported a vehicle stopped near SE Division Street and SE 182nd Avenue and someone inside appeared to be hurt.
Authorities rushed to the scene and found 17-year-old Seneca Xavier Alexander suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said. The Portland teen died soon after being taken to a hospital.
A medical examiner ruled his death a homicide.