Friday, May 19, 2017

Shooting Investigation Underway in King Neighborhood - No Known Injuries

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN KING NEIGHBORHOOD - NO KNOWN INJURIES


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: May 19th, 2017 5:21 PM
On Friday May 19, 2017, at 3:42 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 7th Avenue and Alberta Street on the report of a traffic crash and shooting.

Officers arrived in the area spoke to witnesses who reported hearing gunfire and seeing a car crash into another car then speed out of the area. No gunshot victims were located at the scene but officers did locate evidence of gunfire.

Officers canvassing the neighborhood found a vehicle that may be involved in the shooting.

Based on preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team responded to continue the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case or other 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.

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.

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