August 21, 2012 18:00This afternoon, Tuesday August 21, 2012, at approximately 5:32 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a drive-by shooting in the 12000 block of Southeast Division Street.
Officers arrived in the area and learned that someone in a vehicle fired multiple shots at a person on the sidewalk in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 12005 Southeast Division Street. The apparent intended victim, described as an African American male, fled the area on foot. Several shots hit the bank and broke windows. Nobody inside the bank was injured during the shooting.
The suspect fled the area in a vehicle.
The investigation is in the very early stages and at this point no suspect information is available at this time.
Updates will be provided as they become available.
Sgt. Pete Simpson