Gang Enforcement Team Investigating Humboldt Neighborhood Shooting - No Injuries

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December 20, 2013 05:14


This evening, Thursday December 19, 2013, at 8:37 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of multiple gunshots heard in the area of North Mississippi Avenue and Blandena Street.

Officers arrived in the area and located a house in the 4500 block of North Mississippi Avenue that appeared to have been struck by gunfire multiple times.

Witnesses described hearing gunfire and seeing two African American males run away westbound on North Blandena Avenue.

Gang Enforcement Team officers know the house that was struck by gunfire as the residence of a known gang associate.

No victims have been located and Gang Enforcement Team officers are leading the 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.



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