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Two Injured in Shooting at North Portland Park

July 19, 2024 19:22


Two people were injured in a shooting at a North Portland park.

On Friday, July 19, 2024, at approximately 4:05 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at Dawson Park in North Portland. When officers arrived, they located one gunshot victim who was subsequently transported to the hospital. An additional gunshot victim went to the hospital on their own. Both are expected to survive. The suspect(s) had fled the scene before officers arrived.

The Portland Police Bureau’s Focused Intervention Team (FIT) and Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded to the park to investigate. The initial investigation suggests that a vehicle pulled up to the park and at least one person inside fired in the direction of the park. Officers have located more than 70 shell casings at the scene.

“While I am disheartened to learn of the shooting at Dawson Park, I am relieved that the two individuals injured are expected to survive and this did not end with the

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