Man shot in Southeast Portland
Police are investigating an early Wednesday shooting in Southeast Portland that apparently left one man wounded.
The name of the victim was not immediately released.
According to police, at 4:43 a.m. on Aug. 14, East Precinct officers responded to reports of shots and yelling heard in the area of the 3200 block of Southeast 136th Avenue. when officers arrived, they discovered evidence of gunfire and blood in the area.
A residence believed to be involved was searched for potential victims. No victims were located at the scene or in the residence.
Police said that a male showed up at an area hospital shortly after the house search was completed with injuries consistent with being shot by a firearm. His condition and the circumstances surrounding his injuries were not immediately known,
Investigators are working to gather evidence, witness accounts and video. Southeast 136th Avenue North of Powell Boulevard was temporarily closed for the investigation.
Anyone with information related to this case or the circumstances is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.
There is no identified on-going risk to community members in the area. Expect to see law enforcement personnel in the area while they continue to investigate this matter.
KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portland Tribune and contributed to this story.
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