One man is now in police custody following the shooting death of a female relative, as well as, the shooting and wounding of four other relatives at their home in Lower Layton in Portland on Sunday morning, July 1, 2018.
The deceased has been identified as 24-year-old Kimberly Baugh, otherwise called “Kim” also of Lower Layton in Orange Bay, Portland. In the meanwhile, the police say they are unable to release the name of the suspect at this early point in the case.
Reports by the Orange Bay Police are that shortly after 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, Baugh who was five months pregnant and four other family members were cleaning up after a party which was held at their home.
Minutes later, two men armed with handguns walked up and opened fire hitting all five family members.T
he gunmen then escaped on foot in the area.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the five victims were rushed to hospital where the pregnant mother was pronounced dead and the other four admitted in serious condition.
The police acted swiftly and went to a section of the community where they managed to apprehend one man who they believe is a prime suspect in the shooting.