Teen shot in Gresham, 15-year-old in custody


Shots fired during a confrontation in a crosswalk near NE 162nd Avenue and E Burnside Street

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A teen was taken into police custody after another teen was shot Thursday night in Gresham, officials said.

The two teens got into some kind of confrontation in a crosswalk near Northeast 162nd Avenue and East Burnside Street, according to the Gresham Police Department.

An 18-year-old was shot and taken to a hospital. They are expected to recover.

Police took a 15-year-old into custody.

It’s unclear at this time if the two teens knew each other or if the incident was gang-related. An investigation has been launched. Officers said the public is not at risk.

No other details have been released.

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