Detectives are Investigating Several Shootings Overnight

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November 10, 2019 08:33


Detectives with the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are investigating several shootings overnight and are seeking help from the public to locate the shooters responsible.

On Saturday, November 9, 2019 at about 9:15 p.m., a man was in his parked car near Southeast 72nd Avenue and Southeast Duke Street in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood when he heard shots fired. He later discovered that his vehicle had been struck more than once. He was not hurt. Case Number #19-386904

At about 9:45 p.m., a victim was shot at while driving through North Columbia Way and North Macrum Avenue in the St. Johns Neighborhood. He suffered a minor injury. This incident was sent out in a separate release. Case #19-386935

At about 11:15 p.m., a pedestrian located evidence of gunfire at 6400 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard in the Cully neighborhood. Officers responded and investigated. It's not clear when the shots were fired, possibly on another day. Case #19-386329

At about 11:30 p.m., A North Precinct officer saw a suspect vehicle leaving a shooting at Northeast 130th Place and Northeast Prescott Drive in the Argay Terrace neighborhood. When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, the suspect jumped out and ran. A search for the suspect was unsuccessful. Officers found evidence of gunfire at the scene and bullet strikes to a nearby townhouse. No known injuries. Case #19-387054

At about 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at North Interstate Avenue and North Denver Avenue in the Kenton Neighborhood, a suspect fired a round in the air after getting into a verbal argument with another couple. No one was hurt. Case #19-387125

There's no indication that these events are connected, but they are nonetheless concerning. No arrests have been made. GVRT detectives are following up on all of them and are asking for the public's help. If anyone witnessed any of these events, or has other knowledge about what happened, they're asked to call or e-mail. If anyone has video surveillance in these areas that might have captured what happened or any suspect information, they're asked to check their recordings. If they find anything that could help, please save it and share it with investigators.

Anyone with information about these, or any, 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 .

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.

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