Portland Ore – A known gang member was indicted in Portland as part of a sweeping federal racketeering and murder investigation, according to the Department of Justice.
U.S. attorney Billy Williams announced the indictment of Lorenzo Jones.
Investigators said Jones is a senior member of the Hoover Criminal Gang and, over the last 30 years, has been responsible for at least eight shootings and two murders.
Williams said the latest indictments make the community safer.
Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw said Thursday that there are dozens of shootings and murder cases in the city that still need to be solved.