Gang Enforcement Team Investigating a Shooting in North Portland's New Columbia Neighborhood - No Known Injuries

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July 07, 2014 01:50


This morning, Monday July 7, 2014, at 12:26 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the area of North Woolsey Avenue and Newark Street after multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire one block West, in the 9300 block of North Dwight Avenue, including bullet strikes to a parked car and a residence in the New Columbia neighborhood.

Officers have detained several people found in the area as Gang Enforcement Team officers are responding to the scene to investigate.

No gunshot victims have been located at the scene or have arrived at Portland hospitals.

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

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



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