Three Injured in Shooting in the Buckman Neighborhood

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December 04, 2021 10:56


Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting in the Buckman Neighborhood.

On Friday, December 3, 2021 at 11:14p.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 700 block of East Burnside Street. Arriving officers found two victims with injuries. Officers rendered trauma first aid until paramedics arrived to take over patient care. Both were transported to the hospital by ambulance. Their injuries are serious but not believed to be life threatening. A third shooting victim arrived at the hospital by private vehicle and was treated and released.

No suspects were immediately located and no arrests have been made. The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. Two bars, both of which were crowded with patrons, were struck by bullets. Numerous officers responded to help secure the crime scene, interview victims and witnesses, and locate and collect evidence. The incident exhausted all Central Precinct resources and officers were brought in from North and East Precincts to assist in handling other life safety emergency calls for service.

The shooting is being investigated by the ECST. Witnesses or individuals with information are encouraged to email attn: ECST and reference case number 21-338342.

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