November 10, 2019 08:12
*This release corrects the date of the incident.*
A man suffered minor wounds after being shot while driving his car in the St. Johns Neighborhood.
On Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:44 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a call from a victim who told officers someone had shot at him at North Columbia Way and North Macrum Avenue. When officers arrived they located evidence of gunfire in the intersection.
The victim told officers he had minor injuries from the shooting, so he was treated at the hospital and released. He reported that someone was in the street trying to flag him down as he drove past. He did not stop, and that's when he was shot.
Officers located bullet strikes to his car, as well as a nearby church and a residence. No one else was hurt.
The Gun Violence Reduction Team responded to assume the investigation.
No arrests have been made. If anyone has information about this shooting, call police non-emergency at 503 823 3333 and reference case number 19-386935.
The Tactical Operations Division is continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.
Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov
Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.
Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov
If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.
Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous.
Submit an anonymous tip:
Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.
Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823
Call 503-823-HELP (4357)
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