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Jul-14-2014 08:05printcomments

Gang Related Shooting in Portland Leaves One Man Injured

The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force are continuing to actively investigate gang and gun crimes in the City of Portland.

Portland Shooting
On Sunday, at 12:44 a.m., Portland Police North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to North Interstate Avenue and Killingsworth Street on the report of a shooting. Image: Salem-News.com File

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - On Sunday, at 12:44 a.m., Portland Police North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to North Interstate Avenue and Killingsworth Street on the report of a shooting.

Officers arrived and located a male adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the buttocks. The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers canvassed the area and located a crime scene. Based on witness information, the shooting was determined to be gang-related so the Gang Enforcement Team took over the investigation.

No suspect information is available and there were no arrests.

The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team and Gun Task Force are continuing to actively investigate gang and gun crimes in the City of Portland.

Anyone with information about gang and/or 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.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.

Gun crimes in progress should immediately be reported to 9-1-1.

Anyone with second-hand information is asked to share it with police. 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. Links can be shared directly with investigators or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information.

Source: Portland Police

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