Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shooting Investigation Underway in Downtown Portland - One Person Injured


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: May 24th, 2017 2:49 AM
On Wednesday May 24, 2017, at 2:12 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Northwest 3rd Avenue and Burnside Street on the report of a shooting and one person injured.

Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located a male adult on the southwest corner of 3rd and Burnside suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment. Preliminary information indicates the injuries are serious but believed to be life-threatening.

Preliminary information indicates that there may have been some kind of argument leading up to the shooting. The only suspect information available is that the suspect is a Black male with a mustache wearing a light-colored shirt and a dark-colored hat that ran out of the area northbound on 3rd Avenue towards Old Town.

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

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