One person shot overnight in Centennial neighborhood

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May 05, 2021 08:13


On May 5, 2021 at about 12:52 a.m., Portland Police officers from East Precinct responded to reports of gunshots in the Centennial neighborhood, near Southeast 162nd Avenue and Southeast Taylor Street.

Responding officers contacted a victim several blocks away and attempted to get the victim medical attention for an apparent gunshot wound, however the victim eventually went to the hospital by private vehicle.

It appears the victim was riding in a car and was hit by gunfire from a different car, which fled prior to police arrival. Officers conducted an area check for the suspect and any evidence. Officers found multiple shell casings along Southeast 162nd Avenue in the area where the shots calls originated.

If anyone has information about this case, please reference Portland Police case 21-120348 and e-mail .

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In 2021 there have been approximately 356 shooting incidents in the City of Portland, with approximately 113 people struck by gunfire.



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