UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Underway at the Roseland Theater - No Known Victims

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October 07, 2016 13:10

  

Gang Enforcement Team detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of last night's shooting inside the Roseland Theater.

No gunshot victims have been identified or have been treated at any Portland hospitals and no suspects have yet been identified.

Anyone with information about the shooting, or what led up to the shooting, is asked to contact Detective Brent Christensen at 503-823-2087 or brent.christensen@portlandoregon.gov.

Anyone with pictures or video of the shooting is asked to email it to Detective Christensen.

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On Thursday October 6, 2016, at 10:36 p.m., Portland Police Bureau Central Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the Roseland Theater, located at 8 Northwest 6th Avenue, on the report of a shooting inside the theater, where rap artist "The Game" and others were performing a show.

Multiple officers arrived and entered the club to determine if there was an active threat and to locate victims. No gunshot victims were located and police worked with theater security to clear the venue safely. Officers and gang outreach personnel observed several known gang associates in attendance.

Initial reports are that someone fired a gun inside the theater and there may be a victim that left the scene prior to police arrival. At this point, no gunshot victims have been located or have arrived at any area hospital.

Police have confirmed a shooting did occur and have located evidence of gunfire inside the theater.

The theater is now closed and police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Based on information learned at the scene, the Gang Enforcement Team is conducting the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

The Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team (GET) and Gun Task Force (GTF) are continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to gangs@portlandoregon.gov.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against gang violence in the area.

For more information about Enough is Enough PDX and how you can get involved, please visit https://www.facebook.com/EnoughIsEnoughPDX

Additional information about Enough is Enough PDX and other City efforts addressing youth violence can be found at the Office of Youth Violence Prevention, http://www.portlandonline.com/safeyouth/

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous. Rewards of up to $1,000 are available for other unsolved felony crimes - $2,500 for unsolved homicides.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit http://tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.

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