Shooting Investigation Early Wednesday Morning in Portland's Pearl District - No Known Injuries

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June 20, 2018 08:00


On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 1:49 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to multiple reports to the Bureau of Emergency of Communication of people hearing gunfire in Portland's Pearl and Northwest Districts. None of the callers reported injury or observing anyone discharging a firearm.

Officers arrived in the area. Based on information provided by callers, officers canvassed an area from Northwest 22nd Avenue to Northwest 10th Avenue and Northwest Lovejoy Street to Northwest Pettygrove Street for suspects, injured people, damaged property, and evidence of gunfire. As officers searched the large area, a resident of an apartment in the 1200 block of Northwest Overton Street reported he had located bullet strikes to his apartment. Officers responded to the location and located bullet strikes to the apartment, as well as additional evidence of gunfire.

Based on information learned at this time in the investigation, officers do not believe the apartment that was struck by gunfire was an intended target.

During the investigation no gunshot victims were located at the scene and none reported at any area hospitals.

There are no suspect descriptions to provide the public at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.



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