July 26, 2014 10:20
On Saturday July 26, 2014, at 2:14 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on the report of a gunshot victim in the Emergency Room.
Officers arrived and spoke with the 20-year-old male victim who told police he'd been shot somewhere between Southeast 72nd and 85th Avenues, along either Division Street or Powell Boulevard. Officers from East Precinct checked the area but did not locate a crime scene and there no calls of any gunshots anywhere in Multnomah County.
The victim had gunshot wounds to both legs but neither injury is life threatening.
Based on preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team responded to continue the investigation.
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.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204