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Driver Arrested in Fatal Pedestrian Crash - 05/13/21


Claudio Grandjean, Chief of Police             Malaka Kerbs, Public Information Officer                                                                                                          



Driver Arrested in Fatal Pedestrian Crash


RELEASE DATE:                May 13, 2021 

CONTACT PERSON:          On Duty PIO
CASE NUMBER:                 21-9752



Gresham, Ore.— On May 13, 2021, Gresham Police arrested 20-year-old Cameron A. King for Criminally Negligent Homicide and 2 counts of Assault IV. He was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail with his bail set at $25,000.


On March 6th, 2021 around 5:50 p.m. Gresham police officers responded to a report of pedestrians hit by a car on NW Eastman Pkwy and NW 3rd St.  When police arrived, they found 9-year-old Baylei Bissonette deceased at the scene and two other pedestrians were transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  King stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.    


 No further information is available at this time.

Gresham Police Investigate Shooting - 04/27/21


This morning, detectives with the Gresham Police Department arrested, Omar Cibiran Gongora, in connection to the murder of, Alejandro Barajas. He was taken into custody without incdent and booked into the Multnomah County Jail.


On the evening of April 26th, 2021, a vigil was being held for 22-year-old, Alejandro Barajas at the 17400 BLK of SE Stark ST. Less then 24 hours prior, Barajas was killed by gunfire at this location.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., a dark SUV drove past the vigil where many were in attendance. At this point, gunfire was exchanged between the occupants of the dark SUV and members of the crowd. As a result, 7 people were injured by gunfire. The SUV was last seen traveling west on SE Stark ST. The suspects are currently at large.

In the meantime, the victims were transported to local area hospitals and are expected to survive. This investigation is on-going. If you or anyone you know have information about this incident, you are encouraged to contact Gresham Police.