One dead, one wounded in Saturday shooting
One person was killed and another wounded in a Northeast Portland shooting Saturday evening, Feb. 20.
The names of the victims were not immediately released. No arrests have been made and no suspect information is available, either.
According to police, at 9:38 p.m. on Feb. 20, North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at Northeast 54th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street. When officers arrived, they located two victims. Paramedics responded and determined one victim was deceased and the other injured.
The injured victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.
Northeast Fremont Street was closed between Northeast 51st Avenue and Northeast 57th Avenue during the early stages of the investigation.
The shooting happened the day after the Portland Police Bureau announced it had created and deployed a new Enhanced Community Safety Team to reduce gun violence. A previous story on the new team can be found here.
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