June 09, 2013 04:50This morning, Sunday June 9, 2013, at 1:41 a.m., Central Precinct officers were flagged down on West Burnside Street at 3rd Avenue by group of people stating their friend had been shot and was injured.
Officers called for medical personnel to respond, who transported the victim to a Portland hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim, a male adult, had traumatic injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.
Officers learned that the shooting occurred near 2nd and West Burnside Street.
At 1:56 a.m., a male adult gunshot victim arrived at Portland Adventist Medical Center and was transported to a different hospital by ambulance. It is not clear if this victim is also connected to the Downtown shooting.
Based on a preliminary investigation, the Gang Enforcement Team is responding to conduct a full investigation.
No other information is available at this time.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Gang Enforcement Team at (503) 823-4106.
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.
Sgt. Pete Simpson