2 kids hurt in suspected drive-by shooting in Gresham


The children are ages 3 and 5 and sustained non-life-threatening injuries

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two children, 3 and 5 years old, were hurt in a possible drive-by shooting Wednesday night in Gresham, police said.

Gunfire was heard at about 7:30 p.m. near NE 165th Avenue and NE Everett Street. Witnesses reported hearing as many as 12 shots.

Gresham police told KOIN 6 News one child was shot in the foot and the other was shot in the ankle. Both were taken to a hospital and are expected to recover.

Police said at least one house and two cars were also struck by gunfire. No arrests have been made at this time.

NE 165th was closed between NE Everett and NE Couch.

This is a developing story and KOIN 6 News will provide updates as soon as possible.

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