Man dead after shooting at Portland State; victim not a PSU student

first_imgPORTLAND — A man is dead after a shooting early Tuesday at Portland State University, police said.Officers found the man down outside the Subway restaurant on the ground level of the Vue Apartments building off the South Park Blocks, and medical responders determined he was dead, Portland police said in a news release. Police didn’t find a shooting suspect while searching the area.Police said early information indicates there was a disturbance before the shooting. Witnesses told police they saw several people run from the scene after hearing gunfire.Detectives don’t think the public is in danger. Portland State says the man who was shot isn’t affiliated with the university.Police will publicly identify the victim once his autopsy is finished and family has been notified of his death.Southwest Montgomery Street is closed to foot, bicycle and vehicle traffic from Park Avenue to 10th Avenue, police said. The university said the main entrances to Simon Benson House, Montgomery Residential Hall and the Science Research Technology Center will be closed until the investigation is over.Police initially responded about 12:55 a.m. The shooting remains under investigation.Police ask anyone who has information about the shooting to contact Detective Rico Beniga at 503-823-0457 or [email protected]last_img

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