Portland police investigate three early morning shootings
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Portland police are investigating three early morning shootings that killed one person and injured two more.
At about 3:50 a.m. Portland police officers responded to a report of several gunshots near Northeast 13th Avenue and Rosa Parks Way. Officers arrived in the area and found a man lying in the street.
Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the man dead. His name and age have not been released.
It’s unknown if the shooting is gang-related.
Less than two hours earlier, Portland police were called to a report of a shooting at North Fessenden Street and North Geneva Avenue next to Northgate Park.
Officers arrived at the scene to find a 20-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man's 18-year-old brother was also at the scene but wasn't injured during the shooting, according to police.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the face and back, according to Portland police.
Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and investigators from the Gang Enforcement Team also responded.
At about 12:55 a.m., Portland police responded to a report of a shooting outside the 82nd Avenue Bar and Grill at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Raymond Street.
Officers arrived to find a 32-year-old woman with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her left leg, according to police.
Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and investigators from the Gang Enforcement Team responded to this shooting as well.
No arrests have been made in the shootings, and it’s unclear whether the shootings are related, according to police.