Portland Police Investigating a Shooting in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood

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August 16, 2012 04:45

  

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This morning, Thursday August 16, 2012, at 1:28 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct and the Gang Enforcement Team responded to the report of shots fired in the parking lot of the Gladstone Square Apartments, 12020 Southeast Gladstone Street.

Officers arrived and contacted an adult male in one of the apartments that had been shot in the leg. Medical personnel arrived and transported the victim to a Portland hospital for treatment to the non-life-threatening injury. Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division responded to assist with crime scene processing.

Based on preliminary information at the scene, Gang Enforcement Team detectives will be leading the investigation.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male wearing a white hoody, armed with a handgun, seen leaving the parking lot on foot.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Gang Enforcement Team at (503) 823-4106.

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