1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
March 16, 2006 00:00
Earlier in the evening, the 14-year-old became involved in an argument with a group of juveniles in the area of NE Emerson Street and NE Garfield Avenue. During the argument, the 14-year-old produced a .22 caliber, semi-automatic pistol and fired several rounds. One of the rounds struck a 13-year-old male behind his right knee. The 13-year-old rode his bicycle to Northeast Precinct where he was met by Portland Officers, who called medical personnel. The 13-year-old was transported to a hospital with a non-life threatening wound.
Detectives are still interviewing witnesses associated with this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319.
This investigation is continuing.
Sgt. Pete Simpson