PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday March 27, 2018, at 3:27 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the report of a shooting at Northeast 11th Avenue and Failing Street.
Officers arrived in the area and located the victim and victim's vehicle at Northeast 12th Avenue and Failing Street. Officers learned that the victim was in his vehicle when someone in a passing car fired multiple shots at the victim, striking his car. The suspect then sped out of the area and the victim crashed his car into a telephone pole.
The victim was not hit by gunfire during this incident. Limited suspect information indicates the shooter was in a dark-colored SUV, last seen being driven eastbound on Failing Street.
Based on the preliminary information, the Gang Enforcement Team will be conducting the investigation. Anyone who witnessed this shooting is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.
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