CORRECTION: Portland Police Investigate Three Overnight Shootings - Possibly Gang Related

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May 11, 2013 17:05

  

The second shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Southeast 111th Avenue, not 11th as previously released.

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Since 11:00 p.m. on Friday May 10, 2013, the Portland Police Bureau has responded to three separate shootings that are possibly gang-related. There were no reported injuries in any of the three shootings.

The first shooting occurred on Friday May 10, 2013, at approximately 11:15 p.m., at a residence in the 8400 block of Southeast Brooklyn Street. East Precinct officers responded to numerous calls of shots fired in the area.

When officers arrived, they contacted numerous people in the apartment complex parking lot and located three vehicles and one apartment that were struck by gunfire.

The second shooting occurred at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Saturday May 11, 2013, in the 2700 block of Southeast 11th Avenue. Central Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired into a residence.

Officers arrived and contacted the resident and located several 2nd story windows hit by gunfire.

The third shooting occurred at approximately 4:45 a.m at a residence in the 3500 block of Southeast 130th Avenue. East Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired outside the apartment building.

Officers arrived and located one apartment that had been struck by gunfire. Officers contacted the occupants and found that nobody was injured, nor were they cooperative with police.

There is no suspect information in any of the three shootings nor is it clear if there is a connection between any of the shootings.

Based on preliminary investigation in each of the shootings, the Gang Enforcement Team responded to all three shootings to process the crime scene and conduct further investigation.

The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force are continuing to actively investigate gang and gun crimes in the City of Portland.

Anyone with information about gang and/or illegal gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau.

If you see an illegal gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information about any of these shooting is urged to contact the Gang Enforcement Team at (503) 823-4106.

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