Shooting Investigation Underway in King Neighborhood, One Individual Injured

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September 17, 2020 23:26


On September 17, 2020, at approximately 9:37 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast Grand Avenue and Northeast Wygant Street on reports of shots fired. Several 911-callers reported hearing shots fired and cars driving off. Officers arrived on scene and searched the area for evidence of gunfire. Officers were unable to find evidence of gunfire and located no victims.

At 10:05 p.m., a victim with a gunshot wound to the forearm arrived by private vehicle to an area hospital. The victim told officers the shooting occurred near the tennis courts at King School located in the 4900 block of Northeast 6th Avenue. The victim did not give any suspect description to officers and no suspect has been arrested at this time.

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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