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Sister of Portland State athlete indicted in his slaying

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Published: August 13, 2019, 9:14am

PORTLAND — The sister of a two-sport athlete at Portland State University has been indicted in his shooting death earlier this month.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that 30-year-old Tamena Strickland was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Deante Strickland, 22, was fatally shot on Aug. 2.

Tamena Strickland is charged with one count of murder with a firearm, two counts of attempted murder with a firearm, one count of assault in the first degree with a firearm, one count of assault in the second degree with a firearm, three counts of unlawful use of a weapon and six counts of recklessly endangering another person.

Deante Strickland was on the basketball and football teams at Portland State.

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