PPB Responds To Shooting In Kerns Neighborhood

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July 23, 2022 05:12


On July 23, 2022, at 12:11 a.m., officers from the Central Precinct responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Northeast 22nd Avenue. Officers found an adult male a few blocks away who had been shot. Officers applied a tourniquet to the arm of the man. The man was then transported to an area hospital where he is expected to survive.

While officers were treating the injured man, they received a call from a resident who reported being involved. Officers contacted the resident and learned the resident shot the man after he entered their home. The resident has been cooperative with officers and the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives have responded to assist in the investigation. Anyone with information about this shooting and has not already spoken to police are asked to please contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at Meghan.Burkeen@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-2092 or Detective Brian Sims at Brian.Sims@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-2079.



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