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SERT Callout - 9200 Block of North Woolsey Avenue

August 18, 2009 00:00

  

Last night at approximately 12:45 a.m., Portland Police Officers responded to the 9200 Block of North Woolsey Avenue on a call of shots being fired in the area. Additional calls were made to the 911 dispatch center and officers were able to determine that a subject who was possibly armed was in the area of McCoy Park, which is near the area where the calls were originating from.

Officers set up a perimeter and activated the SERT team. The SERT team was able to locate a 19-year-old man in the backyard of a residence and they located a rifle near his location. The Gang Enforcement Team was called to the scene to investigate this incident due to possible gang involvement. The subject was taken into custody and will be interviewed by detectives, information about charges are not yet available.

No one was injured during this incident and investigators will determine if any buildings or vehicles were damaged.

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