Shooting draws police to Portland’s Piedmont neighborhood


Gunfire was reported in the 5800 block of North Michigan Avenue

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland police responded to reports of a shooting Wednesday night in the Piedmont neighborhood.

Gunfire was reported near the Plaza Townhomes in the 5800 block of North Michigan Avenue around 9:45 p.m.

Portland police said they didn’t find any victims but they did find evidence of gunfire. Officers offered no further details.

A resident in the area told KOIN 6 News they heard three shots followed by the sound of a car driving off.

The incident drew a heavy police presence. Investigators combed the area with flashlights.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Portland Police Bureau at 503.823.3333.

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