UPDATE: Detectives Asking For Community's Help

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November 19, 2019 09:51

  

The investigation is continuing into Saturday morning's shooting.

Investigators are looking for a rideshare driver who drove the victim to OHSU in the early morning hours. The victim is described as an adult male. The victim was with another male who was not injured.

If anyone has information relating to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092 or at meghan.burkeen@portlandoregon.gov.

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A gunshot wound victim has checked himself into a hospital possibly related to a shot fired downtown.

At 2:28a.m., Central Precinct Entertainment Detail officers heard what they thought might be a gunshot fired downtown. They investigated and located a shooting scene at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Ash Street. A short time later, officers learned that a gunshot wound victim, an adult male, had walked into a hospital. Officers believe they are connected. The victim's condition is not available at this time. There is no suspect information available for release.

The Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) is responding to assist in the investigation. Southwest 3rd Avenue is closed between West Burnside Street and Southwest Pine Street.

If anyone witnessed the shooting or has information about what took place, they're asked to call police non-emergency at 503 823 3333 and reference case number 19-394533.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.

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Portland, OR 97204

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