On Saturday February 20, 2016, at 1:12 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire outside the Utopia Restaurant and Lounge, located at 1125 Northeast 82nd Avenue. As officers were responding, additional information was received that there were no injuries and that a dark-colored SUV was driven away from the scene and might be related to the shooting.
Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire, including one of the bar windows with a bullet hole.
Preliminary information indicated that there was a fight outside the bar and that the shooting was likely gang-related.
The Gang Enforcement Team responded to assist with the investigation.
The Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team (GET) and Gun Task Force (GTF) are continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.
Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.
Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.
If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.
The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against gang violence in the area.
For more information about Enough is Enough PDX and how you can get involved, please visit https://www.facebook.com/EnoughIsEnoughPDX
Additional information about Enough is Enough PDX and other City efforts addressing youth violence can be found at the Office of Youth Violence Prevention,http://www.portlandonline.com/safeyouth/
Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous. Rewards of up to $1,000 are available for other unsolved felony crimes - $2,500 for unsolved homicides.
Submit an anonymous tip:
Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.
Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php
Call 503-823-HELP (4357)
Visit http://tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.