September 13, 2018 21:40
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 7:27 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire near Southeast 139th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street.
When officers arrived they searched the area for suspects and anyone injured by the reported gunfire. During the preliminary investigation officers contacted people that had heard the gunfire, but did not locate any suspects or injured people in connection with the shooting.
As officers canvassed the area they located evidence of gunfire on Southeast 139th Avenue north of Southeast Stark Street. Officers also located a parked and unoccupied vehicle that appeared to have been struck by gunfire.
There have been no reports of anyone arriving at Portland hospitals with injuries related to this shooting.
There is no suspect information to provide at this time.
Based on preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team responded to assume the investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division have also responded to assist with this investigation.
Anyone who witnessed this shooting or who possesses video surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team at 503-823-4106.
The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against gang violence in the area.
For more information about Enough is Enough PDX and how you can get involved, please visit https://www.facebook.com/EnoughIsEnoughPDX
Additional information about Enough is Enough PDX and other City efforts addressing youth violence can be found at the Office of Youth Violence Prevention, http://www.portlandonline.com/safeyouth/
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