Police: Rifle magazines, firebomb found at shooting scene near protest
Police said a bag containing loaded rifle magazines and Molotov cocktails was found at a park near where protests have erupted for two months in downtown Portland.
A photo of the items was shared in a tweet from police late Sunday, who said someone pointed out the bag to officers at Lownsdale Square Park late that night.
The discovery came just hours after two people were arrested following reports that a shot was fired in the same park. A person believed to be the gunshot victim arrived later at a hospital via a private vehicle with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
According to police, two people were arrested after a shot was reportedly heard at Southwest Salmon and Southwest Fourth Avenue around 7:30 p.m. on July 26.
Police said suspects were taken into custody. Their names were not immediately released.
Details about what led up to the shots fired incident were not immediately released. Police said they are still investigating.
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