PPB: Man shot in parking lot, suspect drives off

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SE Powell Blvd is closed in both directions

Portland police investigate a shooting on SE Powell Friday afternoon, April 10, 2020. (PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was shot in Southeast Portland Friday afternoon and police are still looking for a suspect.

East Precinct officers got the call for help just before 4 p.m. Gunfire was reported in the area of SE 123rd Avenue and SE Powell Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot multiple times.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. He’s expected to survive.

Portland police investigate a shooting on SE Powell Friday afternoon. April 10, 2020 (KOIN)

Detectives learned the victim was in a parking lot when someone in a car pulled up and shot him. Bullets also hit a nearby business but no one else was hurt.

SE Powell Boulevard was temporarily closed between SE 122nd and SE 125th for an investigation. Authorities have not reported any arrests related to the shooting.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Portland Police Bureau’s Gun Violence Reduction Team at 503.823.4106 or send an email to GVRT@portlandoreogn.gov

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