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

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February 12, 2013 15:35


The victim in this morning's shooting has been identified as a 54-year-old male. He remains in critical condition at a Portland hospital. The victim's name will be released after his family has been located and notified.

Detectives are asking for any information the public might have about the shooting.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Arjay Dran at (503) 823-0483 or Arjay.Dran@PortlandOregon.gov.



This morning, Tuesday February 12, 2013, at 2:12 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to Southeast 85th Avenue and Powell Boulevard on the report of a hit and run crash to a pedestrian.

Officers arrived and located the adult male victim down in the street on Powell Boulevard suffering from what appeared to be injuries from a crash. Medical personnel responded and transported the man to a Portland hospital for treatment.

A truck driver stopped nearby told officers that he saw the man lying in the road so he pulled over to help.

At the hospital it was determined that the man actually suffered a gunshot wound and was not hit by a vehicle. The injuries to the man are traumatic, but do not appear to be life-threatening at this time.

There is no suspect information at this time so police are asking for the public to provide information on the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Assault Detectives at (503) 823-0400.



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