UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Overnight Gang Shooting in Southeast Portland

UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Overnight Gang Shooting in Southeast Portland

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February 12, 2012 13:55


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28-year-old Elijah Thomas and 24-year-old Deandra Harris continue to recover from gunshot wounds at Portland-area hospitals. Both suffered serious, but not believed to be life-threatening injuries during the shooting.

No other updates are available at this time.



Early Sunday Morning, February 12, 2012, at 2:15 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 9200 block of Southeast Foster Road. As officers were still on their way to the area, they were updated that two gunshot victims were at the scene.

Officers arrived and located a 28-year-old male and a 24-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to area hospitals, the 28-year-old in critical condition, the 24-year-old in serious condition.

The shooting occurred in the parking lot of the New Copper Penny Restaurant & Nightclub.

The Gang Enforcement Team responded and began an investigation into the shooting.

Detectives know that several people may have witnessed the shooting but did not talk to officers at the scene. There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Det. Brian Sims at (503) 823-2079, or Brian.Sims@PortlandOregon.gov

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at www.crimestoppersoforegon.com, text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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