UPDATE: Officers Investigating a Report of Gunshots in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood

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January 15, 2014 15:55


After an extensive neighborhood search, several people were detained and released after investigators obtained their identity.

No gunshot victims were located and there have been no arrests.

The Gang Enforcement Team is investigating and anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at (503) 823-2092 or meghan.burkeen@portlandoregon.gov.



This morning, Wednesday January 15, 2014, at 11:14 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that someone fired several shots from a handgun on Southeast Powell Boulevard at 134th Avenue.

Multiple officers responded to the area and learned that after the shots, several people ran from the area into the surrounding neighborhood. No gunshot victims were located at the scene.

Several officers, including a multiple K-9 Units, are continuing to search the neighborhood and at least two people have been detained by police.

Additional information will be released when it becomes available.



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