Shooting with injury NE 21st Ave and NE Pacific St. (UPDATE)

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October 22, 2013 15:25

  

Update:
A suspect has been arrested in connection with last night's shooting in the area of NE 21st Avenue and NE Pacific Street. The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Eric Gilliam, who has been charged with Assault 1 and lodged in the Multnomah County Detention Center.

The victim, a 49-year-old man, sustained non life-threatening injuries and remains in a local hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Portland Police Detective Paul Dolbey at (503) 823-0451.

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###Original message below###
On Monday October 21, 2013 at approximately 10:11pm Central Precinct officers responded to a call of a person shot in the area of NE 21st Ave and NE Pacific St. Officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Officers, including a Police K-9 are conducting a search of the area but so far have been unable to locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20's to early 30's, 5'6" tall medium build, wearing dark clothing and a backpack.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Portland Police non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333.

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