Gang Enforcement Team Investigating Overnight Shooting in Northeast Portland's King Neighborhood - No Known Gunshot Victims

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June 15, 2014 10:30

  

On Sunday June 15, 2014, at 1:33 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to numerous reports of gunshots heard in the area of Northeast Alberta Street and Garfield Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire, including a parked car that was damaged. No gunshot victims were located in the area and none arrived at any Portland hospitals.

Witnesses described hearing a vehicle speed away after the shots were fired and seeing a small group of males run southbound on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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 gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at (503) 823-4106.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

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