PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — At least three people are being detained by Portland police after a shooting incident at a bar in Northeast Portland early Saturday morning.
Just before 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance in a bar on Northeast 82nd Avenue and NE Multnomah Street. As they responded, an officer witnessed a man in the parking lot firing shots into the air from a handgun. PPB initially reported there were also shots fired inside the bar, but later clarified no shots were fired inside. The shots were fired near the front door and in the rear parking lot, PPB clarified.
Officers proceeded to detain at least three people and two handguns were seized, authorities say.
After an investigation, the officers found that two people fired shots, but not at any individuals. The third person was released after it was determined he was not involved in the incident.
As of Saturday afternoon, no one has been charged in this incident. However, PPB says the investigation is ongoing.