Shots again fired, at the same place, near Mt. Scott Park
East Precinct officers are sent on "Shots Fired" calls every day, nowadays â€“ so often, in fact, that it has become a numbingly frequent occurrence for the residents of the Mt. Scott-Arleta neighborhood.
In a repeat of an August 12 shooting incident â€“ in which investigators had located "evidence of gunfire, and found bullet strikes to an occupied home in the vicinity" â€“ again on September 1, at 4:25 a.m., officers were called back to the same location, just east of Mt. Scott City Park.
As they pulled up along S.E. 74th Avenue at Reedway, they quickly located a familiar crime scene.
"Officers found more than 20 bullet cartridge casings; and they discovered that an unoccupied vehicle, and an area residence, had been stuck by gunfire," PPB Public Information Officer Sgt. Kevin Allen reported. "But there are no known injuries."
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