Shooting Investigation Overnight in Portland's Hazelwood Neighborhood - Two People Injured

Portland Police Bureau - 06/05/18 7:12 AM

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 12:11 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire in the 12000 block of Southeast Ash Street.

As officers responded to the scene nearby residents provided updates about the shooting. The callers reported that there were two possible victims that were struck by gunfire. When officers arrived in the area they located one victim in a nearby apartment. As officers continued the investigation, another victim was located. Emergency medical responders provided medical aid and transported both adult male victims to area hospitals by ambulance. Both victims were believed to have suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers searched the area for possible suspects, additional victims and evidence of the shooting. Officers located an apartment that was struck by gunfire. No one inside the apartment was injured by the gunfire. At this time in the investigation no suspects have been located.

Investigators believe the victims were on a sidewalk in the 12000 block of Southeast Ash Street when a suspect approached the victims and fired multiple rounds at them.

Based on preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team will be conducting the investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division have also responded to assist with this investigation.

Anyone who witnessed this shooting or who possesses video surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team at 503-823-4106.

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