Police ask public to help solve Northeast Portland shooting
Police are asking the public's help to solve a Friday afternoon shooting that critically wounded a person in Northeast Portland.
The name of the victim was not immediately released.
According to police, at 3:33p.m. on May 7, North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area of Northeast Prescott Street and Northeast 33rd Avenue. When they arrived, the officers located evidence of gunfire and began an investigation.
A short time later, an off-duty officer reported seeing a gunshot victim dropped off at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, 2801 North Gantenbein Avenue. Officers responded and learned that the victim was critically injured.
The Enhanced Community Safety Team responded to investigate and believe the two incidents are connected. The investigation is continuing.
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