PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday March 31, 2016, at 5:08 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Southeast 11th Avenue and Pine Street on the report of a shooting.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, a male adult, suffering from a gunshot wound. He has been transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment to serious injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening.
During the investigation, officers learned that the victim is residing in a tent on the sidewalk and that the suspect is believed to be a fellow camper.
Officers, including a Police Canine Unit, are checking the neighborhood but have not located the suspect.
Assault Detail detectives have been notified and will continue the investigation.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Detective Division at 503-823-0400.