Portland police log: 4 shootings, 1 stabbing
One person was shot and two were stabbed in seperate incidents over the weekend.
The names and conditions of the victims were not immediately released. They include a man reported shot at a Budget Inn in Northeast Portland.
Police responded to four shootings and a stabbing since evening.
The first investigation began around 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the 1000 block of Northeast 9th Avenue. Officers found evidence of gunfire at 9th and Northeast Holladay Street. No one reported injured.
Then around 11:15 p.m., police responded to reports of gunfire in the 5200 block of North Willis Boulevard. One car appeared to have been struck by a bullet and other evidence was found on Willis. No one was reported injured.
The third incident happened in the 300 block of Northwest 6th Avenue just before 3 a.m. on Sept. 8. Police found gunfire evidence on the sidewalk near 6th and Northwest Flanders. No one was reported injured.
Later, at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, 8:15 p.m., police responded to the report of a stabbing at a residence in the 6600 block of Northeast Grand Avenue. They located two people suffering from multiple stab wounds and an adult male suspect. Both of the injured were transported by ambulances to an area hospital for treatment of what were believed to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was taken into custody without incident and a knife, believed to have been used in this incident, was located by officers and seized as evidence. The suspect's name was not immediately released.
And just after 6 a.m. on Sept. 9, police were called to the Budget Inn located at 11417 N.E. Sandy on the report of a shooting. But no victim was found at that location, a man arrived by a private car at a Portland hospital a short time later for treatment of a gunshot wound. He is expected to recover.
Although no suspect information was immediately available, police say "there is not believed to be a danger to the community in relation to this shooting."