Shots Fired in King Neighborhood, One Victim Injured

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August 25, 2019 04:59

  

On Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:27 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the area of Northeast Alberta Street and Northeast 12th Avenue on reports of shots in the area. When they arrived they found an adult male victim with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital by ambulance with an injury that is believed to be non-life threatening.

Preliminary information suggests the shooting happened after an altercation. The suspect or suspects left the area before police arrived.

Officers have secured the crime scene and the Gun Violence Reduction Team is responding to assume the investigation. Northeast Alberta Street is closed to all traffic between Northeast 12th Avenue and Northeast 13th Avenue.

If anyone has information about the shooting and has not been contacted by investigators, they are asked to call the non-emergency line at 503-823-3333 and reference case number 19-291752.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. No further updates at this time.

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