Bullets rip through Brentwood-Darlington boy's bed
One of the first cases to which the new Portland Police Bureau (PPB) "Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST)" was assigned after its formation was in early morning hours of Friday, February 26, in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood. It was along S.E. 66th Avenue, midblock between Cooper and Duke Streets.
East Precinct responding to that location at 3:10 a.m. found that at least eight shots had been fired into a house occupied by two adults and two kids.
More alarming, several of the bullets had penetrated the walls – and one of them struck the very bed where a 12-year-old boy was sleeping.
PPB officials told THE BEE that all of the occupants did escape injury in this drive-by shooting. And, at that time, there was no suspect information available.
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