August 03, 2014 20:00
This evening, Sunday August 3, 2014, at 7:20 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to a residence in the 4000 block of Northeast 14th Avenue on the report of a shooting.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the male adult victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He has been transported to a Portland hospital for treatment. Preliminary information indicates that his injuries are not life-threatening.
Witnesses described hearing an argument followed by gunshots. Witnesses told police that the suspect was last seen running southbound on 13th Avenue and is described as an African American male, 16 to 20 years old, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, short hair, wearing dark clothing.
Preliminary information indicates that the shooting is gang-related.
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