Shooting Investigation Underway in North Portland

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August 20, 2014 18:00

  

This afternoon, Wednesday August 20, 2014, at approximately 5:40 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 300 block of North Fremont Street on the report of a shooting.

Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located the male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to one of his legs. The victim has been transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to the non-life-threatening injury.

Preliminary information indicates that the shooting may have happened at North Fremont Street and Commercial Avenue and may be self-inflicted.

Several officers are in the area checking for a crime scene. The victim is not cooperating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency line at (503) 823-3333.

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