Thursday, May 18, 2017

Two People Injured in Overnight Shooting -- Gang Enforcement Team Investigating

TWO PEOPLE INJURED IN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING -- GANG ENFORCEMENT TEAM INVESTIGATING


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: May 18th, 2017 1:12 PM
On Thursday May 18, 2017, at 12:17 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to Portland Adventist Medical Center (PAMC) on the report that a gunshot victim arrived at the hospital.

Officers arrived at PAMC and learned that the 26-year-old male victim was being transported by ambulance to a different hospital for trauma car. He is expected to survive his injuries.

Officers at PAMC spoke with two other people and learned that the victim and his two friends were driving in the area of Southeast 92nd Avenue and Foster Road when an unknown person fired multiple rounds into their car, striking the victim multiple times as he sat in the front seat. The 25-year-old male driver suffered a grazing gunshot wound. The back seat passenger was not injured.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

Based on information learned during the investigation, the Gang Enforcement Team responded to the scene.

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 for the iPhone or Droid.

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