UPDATE: Shooting in Northeast Portland

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October 01, 2011 13:57

  

Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Investigators are continuing to investigate last night's shooting at the People's Bar & Grill. More than three dozen shots were fired resulting in two men being shot. 30-year-old Lance Elliott Lewis and 22-year-old Tracy Lee Horsley II both received non-life-threatening gunshot wounds during the shooting.

Neither man was cooperative with investigators and it has not been determined if they were the intended targets of the shooting.

At this point there is no suspect information and no arrests have been made.

Gang Enforcement Team Detectives would like to hear from anyone with information about the shooting. Tips can be called in to the Crime Stoppers hotline at (503) 823-HELP (4357), or submitted anonymously at www.crimestoppersoforegon.com

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On Saturday October 1, 2011 at 12:05 a.m. Portland Police Officers assigned to East Precinct responded to a call of multiple shots fired in the area of Northeast 79th and Glisan. Numerous calls came into 911 from multiple callers. Officers were directed by dispatch to The Peoples Bar and Grill at 7901 Northeast Glisan Street.

Arriving officers observed that the bar had been struck numerous times by gunfire breaking the windows of the business. A car parked on 79th Avenue south of Glisan also had major damage as a result of bullet strikes. Officers located numerous shell casings in the street.

Witnesses indicated that two people had been transported to the hospital prior to police arrival and it's believed they had been shot but suffered non-life-threatening injuries. It's also believed the two people shot had been inside the bar playing pool when the shots were fired.

Several vehicles were seen leaving the area following the shooting. No suspect descriptions are available at this time.

The Gang Enforcement Team were called to the scene and are leading the investigation.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to called Portland Police.

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