PPB Investigates Shooting in Piedmont Neighborhood-No Injuries Reported

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March 16, 2019 19:20

  

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 5:49 p.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's North Precinct responded to the area of Northeast Garfield Avenue and Northeast Holman Street on reports of two vehicles shooting at each other.

Officers arrived and located evidence of gunfire in the area. During an area search, officers located one of the vehicles believed to be involved near Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard and Northeast Morgan Street. The vehicle was unoccupied. No one believed to have suffered injuries as a result of this shooting has arrived at area hospitals.

Members with the Portland Police Bureau Tactical Operation Division's Gun Violence Reduction Team responded to assume the investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist with the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this shooting or who possesses video surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact Detective Jeffery Pontius at 503-823-2081 or at jeffery.pontius@portlandoregon.gov . Detective Jeffery Pontius is seeking the public's help in generating tips and any possible video footage that may have captured the incident or involved parties.

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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