1 dead after multiple overnight shootings across Portland


At least one person was shot and killed

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Investigations are underway after one person was killed and at least two others were wounded amid multiple shootings in Portland overnight.

Portland police responded to at least three different shots fired calls across the city, spanning from late Thursday night into early Friday morning. The reported shootings took place in the northeast, southeast and downtown areas of town.

The first shooting took place near Northeast 74th Avenue and Northeast Glisan around 10:30 p.m. Thursday night. Officers told KOIN 6 multiple people reported hearing shots and saw a person with a gun.

A man was rushed to a hospital with gunshot wounds where he died despite “lengthy lifesaving efforts by medical personnel,” the Portland Police Bureau said. His name has not been released. No arrests had been made in the case by Friday afternoon. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Detective Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.0762 or Detective Shaye Samora at Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.0768.

The next call came in from across town. Just before midnight, Portland police responded to reports of shots were fired at a camp at NW Naito Parkway at the Steel Bridge. Officers said a woman had a graze wound to her leg.

The latest shots fired call came in just before 2 a.m. Friday at Southeast 97th Avenue and Southeast Foster Road.

When first responders arrived, they found a man who had been shot. That person was rushed to a hospital and was expected to survive.

There is no word on any suspects in any of these shootings.

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