June 08, 2013 10:15This morning, Saturday June 8, 2013, at 3:01 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to Northeast 83rd Avenue and Klickitat Street after several people called 9-1-1 to report hearing multiple gunshots.
Officers arrived and contacted several people that were part of a dispersing crowd. Officers located evidence of gunfire but did not locate any victims. Sometime later, a male gunshot victim was dropped off at a Portland hospital. His injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening and investigators believe he was shot during the disturbance at Northeast 83rd and Klickitat.
A neighboring home and vehicle sustained bullet damage. The home is unrelated to the disturbance.
Based on a preliminary investigation, the Gang Enforcement Team was called out to conduct a full investigation.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Gang Enforcement Team at (503) 823-4106.
The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force are continuing to actively investigate gang and gun crimes in the City of Portland. Anyone with information about gang and/or illegal gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau.
If you see an illegal gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.
Sgt. Pete Simpson