PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Authorities have identified a 37-year-old children’s author who died following a shooting at a bar in Portland’s Centennial neighborhood on Friday.
Officials say Montrell D. Goss, author of “Chillin’ with the Courageous Coyote” and other works, was in an argument with another man at a bar in the 7200 block of Southeast Division Street at the time of the shooting.
Investigators say Goss had “left the bar and went to his vehicle, where he retrieved a firearm. Goss returned to the bar and got into a confrontation and shots were fired. Two guns were recovered from the scene.”
Goss was taken by ambulance to a hospital with serious injuries, where authorities say he died Saturday morning.
PPB says no arrests have been made, but an investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting can contact Detective Eric McDaniel at email@example.com or 503.823.0833 and
Detective Sean Macomber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.823.0404.
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