April 27, 2021 13:01
Four people were injured by gunfire in Portland overnight, including a 13-year-old boy. The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded and is doing follow-up investigation, including working to determine whether any of the incidents were related. In addition, they are collaborating with Gresham Police Department investigators to look into any possible connection to shootings that took place there overnight.
The first shooting was in the 9500 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard, where two people were seriously injured by gunfire. That North Precinct incident was described in another press release: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/news/read.cfm?id=301670
At 10:59p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots in the area of Southeast 151st Avenue and Southeast Stark Street. They arrived and located evidence of gunfire. At least 32 shell casings were located in the area. A short time later a person with multiple gunshot wounds checked himself into a nearby hospital. He suffered serious injuries but they are not believed to be life threatening. The case number is 21-112271.
At 11:29p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots heard in the area of Southeast 126th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street. They located at least 11 shell casings there. A parking sign was struck, but no injured people or other property damage located. Case number 21-112310.
At 11:59p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a hospital on a report that a person came in with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived they learned that the victim, a 13-year-old male, was hit in the leg by a bullet. The injury was described as a grazing wound and not life threatening. ECST investigators are still working to determine the location where the shooting took place. Case number 21-112329.
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