2 hospitalized after separate early morning shootings

Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was hospitalized after gunfire broke out in Southeast Portland early Thursday, while another person was hospitalized following a shooting in Northeast Portland.

According to the Portland Police Bureau, one shooting occurred on Southeast 127th Avenue just south of East Burnside Road sometime before 4 a.m. The PPB released a photo showing at least a dozen bullets and coinciding evidence markers scattered about the roadway.

One person was struck in this shooting, who was rushed to a nearby hospital. Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

PPB has not released any arrest or suspect information, but an investigation is ongoing. KOIN 6 News has reached out for more details.

As police were investigating the incident in Southeast Portland, another shooting was taking place up in Northeast Portland.

Just before 4 a.m., Portland Police Bureau says a person was shot on Northeast Yacht Harbor Drive on the east end of Hayden Island. When officers arrived and found the victim, they applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding before paramedics arrived.

The victim was then sent to a nearby hospital in an ambulance. They are expected to survive.

PPB says they believe the suspect fled the area before officers arrived at the scene.

This is a developing story.

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