UPDATE: Photos of Vehicle Hit by Gunfire and Age Correction (Photo)

October 18, 2020 13:40


This update includes photos of the bullet strikes to the victims' vehicle.

Also, the little girl is actually 6 years of age. The original release was incorrect.


Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were nearly struck by bullets as a suspect fired into their car.

On Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 12:14a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting near Southeast 162nd Avenue and Southeast Haig Street. They found a victim vehicle with damage consistent with gunfire.

The driver reported that he was driving on Southeast 162nd Avenue with his girlfriend and his girlfriend's young daughter when someone began shooting at their car. The suspect vehicle then passed the vehicle and fired from the front. When the victim made a turn to try to get away, the suspects fired into the side of the vehicle. There were at least 5 bullet strikes to the victim's vehicle. One of the bullets lodged into the seat directly behind the little girl. But no one was injured.

No suspect information is being released at this time.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Assault Detectives at 503-823-0400 or crimetips@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 20-315551.

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