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8 Mar 2014
9 Mar 2014
Two shootings under investigation
The Gang Enforcement Team is investigating two early Sunday morning shootings to determine if they are related.
At 1:41 a.m. on June 9, Central Precinct officers were flagged down on West Burnside Street at 3rd Avenue by group of people who said friend had been shot and was injured.
The victim, a male adult, had traumatic injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. Officers called for medical personnel to respond, and he was transported to a Portland hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Officers also learned the shooting occurred near 2nd and West Burnside Street.
Then, at 1:56 a.m., a male adult gunshot victim arrived at Portland Adventist Medical Center. He was transported to a different hospital by ambulance.
It was immediately clear if this victim is connected to the downtown shooting.
Based on a preliminary investigation, the Gang Enforcement Team is responding to conduct a full investigation of both shootings. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact them at (503) 823-4106.