Saturday, July 1, 2017

UPDATE: Shooting Investigation Underway on Southeast Stark Street - One Person Injured


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: July 1st, 2017 2:38 PM
Southeast Stark Street will be closed between 111th and 119th Avenues during the course of this investigation.

Based on additional information, the Gang Enforcement Team is responding to conduct an investigation into the shooting.



On Saturday July 1, 2017, at 1:46 p.m., East Precinct officers heard gunfire in the area of Southeast 117th Avenue and Stark Street. As officers began searching for the source of the gunfire, they came across a shooting victim in a vehicle in the area of Southeast 112th Avenue and Stark Street.

The female victim was transported to a Portland hospital with serious but not believed to be life-threatening injuries. Officers located a crime scene near Southeast 118th Avenue and Stark Street.

Preliminary information indicates that an unknown person fired shots from a passing vehicle that struck the victim, who was in a different vehicle. There does not appear to be any known reason why the victim or victim's vehicle would be the target of a shooting.

A possible suspect vehicle was located near the shooting scene, but was unoccupied when police arrived at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting and has not talked to officers is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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