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Portland police say the victims were at vigil for a man shot and killed earlier Sunday.

COURTESY PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - The scene of the Sunday night Old Town shooting.Five men attending a vigil at the site of a deadly shooting in Old Town were shot late Sunday night.

None of the victims were immediately identified and no suspect information was released.

A yet-to-be-identfied man was shot and killed near Northwest Fourth and Everett in the early morning hours of Aug. 22. Later that night, in the same area, police reported another shooting after a victim was found a block away with a gunshot wound to the torso.

Within hours, police learned four other men, all between the ages of 21 and 32, had also been shot and taken to hospitals. They had all been attending a vigil for the man killed that morning.

Police said none of the injuries were life-threatening. Over 50 rounds were fired, and investigators are still looking into how many guns were involved.

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