Update: Shooting in Old Town Leaves One Seriously Injured

May 16, 2021 11:31

  

Transit and traffic are no longer impacted in the area. Update with photo from this morning's scene.

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On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 7:21 a.m., officers from the Central Precinct were dispatched to a shooting call in the area of Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Flanders Street. Officers located an adult male victim with serious gunshot injuries. The victim was transported to an hospital by ambulance. His injuries are serious but not believed to be life threatening.

The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded and are investigating. Transit and other traffic will be affected in the area while the investigation is underway.

ECST is asking that if anyone witnessed this shooting, please reach out. Please reference case number 21-131700.

Tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/">http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

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