Suspect Fires Gunshots at Victim Over Camping Dispute in Downtown Portland - No Known Injuries

February 11, 2016 22:15

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On Thursday February 11, 2016, at 8:36 p.m., Central Precinct responded to Northwest Naito Parkway under the Broadway Bridge on a second hand report that someone was firing a gun under the bridge.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted witnesses who told police that two homeless men were arguing over a camping spot when one of the men pulled a handgun and fired several shots towards the other man. Both men ran away and there were no reported injuries.

Officers canvassing the area located evidence of gunfire consistent with witness statements. There is no suspect description to share at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333, reference case #16-45943.

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