31st gang shooting of the year in Portland
Sunday, April 1, 2012
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police say a shooting early Sunday in Portland was the 31st gang shooting of the year in the city, compared with 17 at the same time last year.
Police say a 22-year-old man was standing on the porch of a house where a gang party was under way when he was shot. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition with a wound in his abdomen.
KATU-TV reports (http://is.gd/sfMNOI ) the man has a criminal record that includes arrests for felony assault, domestic violence, drug and gun charges. He was most recently arrested in January for a parole violation.
Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/