UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Shooting in North Portland

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December 03, 2011 17:15

  

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Portland Police have identified the victims in last night's shooting at North Beech Street and Vancouver Avenue as 23-year-old Dennis Ray Wilson Jr. and 21-year-old Lonnell Demarcus George (incorrectly identified as a 22-year-old in the original release).

Both men are recovering from gunshot wounds at an area hospital.

Gang Detectives would like to hear from anyone who has information about the shooting.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Mitch Hergert at (503) 823-2081 or mitchell.hergert@portlandoregon.gov

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On Friday December 2, 2011, at 11:42 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct and the Gang Enforcement Team responded to the report of multiple gunshots heard in the area of North Vancouver Avenue and North Beech Street. Officers arrived and located one subject lying in the street, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the lower legs and buttocks. Medical personnel responded and transported the victim, a 23-year-old male, to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Moments later, a second gunshot victim was dropped off at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center by a private car. This victim, a 22-year-old male, was also shot in the leg and was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

At this time, there is no suspect information available.

The Gang Enforcement Team is investigating and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Mitch Hergert at (503) 823-2081 or mitchell.hergert@portlandoregon.gov

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