One dead, one wounded in three Southeast Portland shootings
Police are investigating three shootings in Southeast Portland, including a homicide.
The names of the victims were not immediately released. No suspect inflormation was available, either.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, the homicide investigation began at 1:52 a.m. Saturday, June 5, when Central Precinct officers were called to a report that someone had been shot in the 1900 block of Southeast Ochoco Street, near the entrance to the Springwater Corridor.
When officers arrived, they found a dead adult male. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office will determine cause and manner of death.
Before that, a man was hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds after a shooting in the Lents neighborhood.
According to police, at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 4, East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot near the 8400 block of Southeast Lafayette Street. When officers arrived they found an adult male victim in the street with multiple gunshot wounds.
The officers performed lifesaving measures until paramedics arrived and took over patient care. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulance. His injuries were determined to be serious, but he is expected to survive.
Police said offcers also found 34 casings at the scene of a shooting in the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Harold Street around 10:30 p.m. Friday. There are no known vicim, although an unoccupied car and a building thad been struck by bullets.
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