April 07, 2014 23:25
On Monday April 7, 2014, at 10:40 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Papa Son's Bar, located at 12525 Southeast Powell Boulevard, on the report of a shooting inside the bar.
Officers arrived in the area were flagged down by a witness who told police that the suspect was last seen running eastbound on Powell Boulevard.
Multiple officers, including a Police K-9 Unit, canvassed the neighborhood looking for the suspect but did not locate anyone matching his description.
The suspect is described as an African American male, wearing a hoody and some kind of mask.
There are no reported injuries and officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the shooting. Officers did locate evidence of gunfire inside the bar but it is unclear why the suspect fired a gun or why he was inside the bar.
No additional information is expected to be released this evening.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204