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One person is injured when gunshots are fired in the second overnight convenience store robbery.

COURTESY PHOTO: PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Bullet damage to a car window from one of the robberies.Portland police are investigating two early Sunday takeover-style armed robberies of convenience stores, including one where gunshots were fired.

One person, whose name and condition were not immediately released, was slightly hurt. No one was arrested, and no suspect information was immediately released.

According to police, the first investigation began at 1:29 a.m. Nov. 22 when North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 4500 block of Northeast 60th Avenue. Two suspects, who were armed with guns and stole cash, left the area before police were called.

Then, at 1:51 a.m., officers got another armed robbery call, this one at a convenience store in the 7300 block of North St. Louis Avenue, and that shots had been fired, too. Officers responded and learned that at least one of the two suspects fired shots at two vehicles outside the store as they left the area. One victim was injured by shattered glass. Cash and merchandise were stolen, police said.

Robbery detectives responded and are currently investigating the crimes. They also are looking into whether the robberies are related.

If anyone has any information about these robberies, please contact Detective Brett Hawkinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Crime Stoppers.

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