Eugene man dies in shooting near Portland tavern

Portland police said they received a report of gunfire around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Glass House Tavern.

Posted: Oct 23, 2018 4:50 PM
Updated: Oct 23, 2018 4:53 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Eugene man died after officers responded to a shooting near a tavern in northeast Portland on Tuesday.

A member of the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office said Tajheondre M. Price, 27, died from homicidal violence as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Portland police said they received a report of gunfire around 1:30 a.m. near the Glass House Tavern.

KOIN reports that when officers arrived they found a man lying on the sidewalk suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the initial investigation, staff at a local hospital told dispatch that a man arrived at the hospital's emergency department by private vehicle. He was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Officers believe the man was injured in the shooting.

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