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Gresham Police investigate shooting

April 27, 2021

Update: On the morning of April 27 detectives with the Gresham Police Department arrested Omar Cibiran Gongora in connection to the murder of Alejandro Barajas. He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Multnomah County Jail.


On the evening of April 26, a vigil was being held for 22-year-old Alejandro Barajas at the 17400 block of SE Stark Street. Less then 24 hours prior, Barajas was killed by gunfire at this location. 

At approximately 11:30 pm, a dark SUV drove past the vigil where many were in attendance. Gunfire was exchanged between the occupants of the dark SUV and members of the crowd. As a result, seven people were injured by gunfire. The SUV was last seen traveling west on SE Stark Street. The suspects are currently at large.

Victims were transported to local hospitals and are expected to survive. This investigation is ongoing.

If you or anyone you know have information about this incident, please contact the Gresham Police Department.