June 14, 2013 20:10This evening, Friday June 14, 2013, at 6:27 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired in the area of North Mississippi Avenue and Humboldt Street.
Officers arrived in the area and spoke to witnesses who told police that it appeared that two men were firing guns at each other near the market located at North Alberta Street and Albina Avenue.
Officers established a neighborhood perimeter and began searching the area for victims and suspects. None have been located but officers did recover a handgun in the yard of a home in the 4700 block of North Mississippi Avenue.
Traffic is impacted at the intersection of North Albina Avenue and Alberta Street as Gang Enforcement Team investigators process the crime scene.
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