UPDATE #2: Detectives asking for public help in Identifying Vehicle Involved in Shooting (Photo)

May 26, 2020 13:06

  

On May 17, 2020, at 7:14 p.m. North Precinct officers responded to the 4500 block of Northeast 115th avenue on reports that shots were fired in the area.

PPB's Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) took lead in the investigation. It has been learned a black Volkswagen 4-door sedan was involved in the shooting (photo).

GVRT Detectives are asking if anyone has information regarding this black vehicle or the shooting to contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092 or Meghan.burkeen@portlandoregon.gov

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On May 17, 2020, at 7:14 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 4500 block of Northeast 115th Avenue on reports that shots were fired in the area (See below for full press release).

PPB's Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) took the lead in the investigation. It has been learned an adult male was walking northbound on Northeast 115th Avenue. A black Volkswagen Jetta pulled alongside the victim, one of the occupants of the vehicle, opened fire on him. Preliminary information indicates the victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, and evidence of gunfire was located at the crime scene. The victim is reported to be medically stable at this time.

GVRT detectives are asking if anyone has information regarding this shooting to please call Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092 or meghan.burkeen@portlandoregon.gov

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On May 17, 2020, at 7:14 p.m., North Precinct officers have responded to the 4500 block of Northeast 115th Avenue, on reports that shots were fired in the area. When officers arrived they found an adult male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulance. The victim's medical status is unknown at this time.

Given the circumstances of the incident, there is no threat to the community.

Officers have secured the crime scene and the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) is responding to assist in the investigation. Northeast 115th Avenue is closed to all traffic between Northeast Wygant Street and Northeast Prescott Street. The streets are anticipated to reopen by 10:00 p.m. for all traffic.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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.

An update will be provided if appropriate for the investigation.

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