GVRT Investigates Shooting in Downtown Portland

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June 01, 2020 18:38


On June 1, 2020, at 2:05 a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the 800 block of Southwest Broadway on a reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the 911 caller who stated an unknown male fired a gun near him.

The 911 caller stated he was securing his looted business when he noticed several unknown male subjects approach and start looking inside. The 911 caller told the subjects to leave the location and a verbal argument ensued. The subjects briefly walked off, returning shortly thereafter, and one fired a shot. The male subjects fled and the victim went to a safe location before calling 911.

Members of the Portland Police Gun Violence Response Team (GVRT) responded to assume the investigation.

The Gun Violence Reduction Team continues to interdict 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 GVRT@portlandoregon.gov



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