PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was killed, another was injured and one person is in custody following an early Sunday morning shooting in Southwest Portland.
The shooting near SW Clay and 12th happened around 10:15 a.m., police said. Officers began emergency treatment on one woman, who later died at a nearby hospital.
The other woman was also taken to a hospital for treatment but is expected to recover. The cause of her injuries was not disclosed.
Neither the identities of the victim or the suspect have been released.
The case remains open and active. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 or Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@portlandoregon.gov.
KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.
This reported shooting comes as the city struggles to contain gun violence downtown. This week, two people were killed within 14 hours of each other in Old Town. A man was shot in the neck Friday morning under the Burnside Bridge, and the night before, a person was shot near NW 6th Avenue and Burnside.
Both victims died in those shootings.