May 03, 2015 20:45
On Sunday May 3, 2015, at 7:09 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at an apartment complex the 15900 block of East Burnside. As officers were responding to the scene, additional information was received that the victim was being transported to a hospital by private car.
Officers arrived in the the area and contacted the victim in a vehicle at 143rd Avenue and East Burnside Street. Medical personnel responded to the vehicle and transported the 25-year-old male to a Portland hospital for treatment. The victim's injuries are serious but based on initial information do not appear to be life-threatening.
Preliminary information indicates that a group of 2-3 African American males approached the victim, briefly spoke to him then one of the suspects shot him