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Monday in Portland: Gresham shooting leaves 1 person hospitalized, game store loses thousands in recent break-ins

Emily Scarvie

(PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, Aug. 7 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses.

1. Gresham shooting leaves 1 person hospitalized

One person was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Gresham late Sunday, according to police. The incident occurred near the corner of Southeast Yamhill and 190th in Gresham. 31 police units responded to the scene.

Police said several people were detained and no gunshots were fired by officers. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office and Gresham police responded to the incident. It’s unclear what led up to the shooting.

2. SE Portland game store loses thousands in recent break-ins, owner says

On Sunday morning, burglars stole around $15,000 of inventory from Red Castle Games in southeast Portland. The owners say it’s the third time in recent months that the store has been targeted. Owner Matthew Micetic told KGW that the burglaries have cost the store around $50,000, much of which was covered by him.

Security footage shows two burglars breaking into the store just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, using a crowbar to pry open a locked door where valuable Magic and Pokemon trading cards were stored. Micetic said it took Portland police four hours to arrive. Store footage shows the thieves continuing to loot the store for hours.

Micetic said previous burglaries have already cost him $15,000 just to replace broken windows. He said if the break-ins continue, he’s unsure if Red Castle Games can continue to operate.

3. Oregon woman found dead in Phoenix after hiking, authorities believe death to be heat-related

Authorities say an Oregon women who went missing while hiking in north Phoenix has been found dead and they believe it is heat-related. According to Phoenix Fire Department officials, 34-year-old Jessica Christine Lindstrom went hiking around 8:30 a.m. on Friday and was declared missing around nine hours later. Drones and technical rescue teams were used during a five-hour search before Lindstrom’s body was found on a remote trail in the Deem Hills Recreation Area.

Fire Department Capt. Scott Douglas said preliminary information suggests Lindstrom was overcome by the heat while hiking, but the Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner will determine the official cause of death.

Lindstrom, who formerly lived in Phoenix, was a registered nurse in Oregon and was visiting family, according to authorities.

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