Two injured in two overnight shootings
Police are investigating two overnight shootings where two people were injured, including a 15-year-old boy.
The names of the victims were not immediately released. No suspect information was immediately released, either.
The shootings include the fourth in the Montavilla neighborhood in a little more than a week. East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 9200 block of Southeast Main Street at 11:24 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. When officers arrived, they discovered a person with injuries related to the shooting.
Additional officers, detectives, and criminalists responded to the scene to collect evidence and conducti interviews. Southeast 92nd Avenue between Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard and Southeast Taylor Street was closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic for the investigation.
Then, at 1:44 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, North Precinct officers were called to Pier Park in the St. Johns neighborhood on a report of gunshots being heard. They found a 15-year-old male suffered injuries from a shooting in 9600 block of North Seneca Street. He was transported to the hospital for treatment with injuries that are believed to be non-life threatening.
The Gun Violence Reduction Team responded to assist with the investigation.
Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call police non-emergency dispatch at 503-823-3333.
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