Shooting Investigation Underway in Pearl District, One Individual Injured

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May 29, 2020 22:21

  

On May 29, 2020, at 8:21 p.m., Central Precinct officers have responded to the 700 block of Northwest Flanders Street on reports that shots were fired in the area. When officers arrived they found an adult male victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officer applied a chest seal and the victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The victim's medical status is unknown at this time.

Officers have secured the crime scene and the Gun Violence Reduction Team is responding to assist in the investigation.

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 contact Detective Jeffery Pontius at 503-823-2081 or Jeffery.pontius@portlandoregon.gov

An update will be provided if appropriate for the investigation.

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