July 22, 2014 21:25
This evening, Tuesday July 22, 2014, at 8:48 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to Providence Medical Center, located at 4805 Northeast Glisan Street, on the report that a gunshot victim had been brought to the emergency room.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and the male adult victim was transported to a Portland trauma hospital for treatment. Preliminary information indicates that the victim is suffering from multiple gunshot wounds but is able to talk to medical staff.
Officers spoke with the male adult that brought the victim to the hospital and learned that the shooting occurred at a residence in the 3600 block of Southeast 49th Avenue, and that the suspect fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, thin build, unshaven, wearing dark clothing and sunglasses.
The motive of the shooting is under investigation but at this time it does not appear to be gang-related.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Assault Detail at (503) 823-0400.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204