One dead, one wounded in overnight shootings
Police are investigating a series of overnight shootings, including one that left a man dead in Northeast Portland. It is unclear if any of the shootings are related.
According to police, just after 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, officers were called out to reports of a shooting in the area of Northeast 111th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
When officers arrived, they found a man who was dead at the scene. The victim's name was not immediately released and no other details were immediately available, either.
Before that shooting, around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, police received a report from a hospital about a walk-in gunshot victim. When officers met with the man, he would not provide specific details of what led to his shooting injury, which was determined to be non-life threatening.
The name of the victim was not released. No crime scene has been located and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the non-emergency line at 503-823-3333. Make an anonymous tip online or by calling 503-823-4357.
Earlier in the evening, around 8:45 p.m., officers responded to reports of gunfire in the area of Dawson Park in the 2900 block of North Williams Avenue. When they arrived, the officers found 58 bullet casings spread out over several city blocks.
Some of the shots hit four vehicles and a family home, police said. The casings were from an AK-47 rifle and a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol, according to police.
No one appeared to be hurt and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the PPB at 503-823-3333.
KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portland Tribune and contributed to this story.
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