February 22 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) investigated 7 overnight shootings throughout the city of Portland. In total, 4 people were shot and Investigators recovered and processed more than 90 cartridge casings.
The first shooting occurred near the 4000 block of Southwest Macadam Avenue around 12:08 a.m. Investigators recovered and processed more than 40 cartridge casings at the scene. There were no reported injuries and no arrests have been made.
The second shooting occurred near the 12400 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard around 12:21 a.m. One victim suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital. The victim sustained serious injuries, but is expected to survive. No arrests have been made.
The third shooting was a walk-in victim at an area hospital. The location and circumstances of this shooting remain under investigation.
The fourth shooting occurred near the 600 block of Southeast Alder Street around 1:37 a.m. Investigators located evidence of gunfire at the scene. There were no reported injuries and no arrests have been made.
The fifth shooting occurred near the 11200 block of Southeast Division Street around 3:13 a.m. Investigators recovered more than 40 cartridge casings from multiple firearms. There were no reported injuries and no arrests have been made. Refer to this morning's press release for more details including photos of the crime scene.
The sixth shooting occurred near the 3500 block of Northeast 148th Avenue around 3:59 a.m. Two victims suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to an area hospital. The victim's conditions are not being released at this time. No arrests have been made. Refer to this morning's press release for more information.
The seventh shooting occurred near the 9600 block of North Woolsey Avenue around 5:32 a.m. Investigators located evidence of gunfire at the scene. There were no reported injuries and no arrests have been made.
There is no indication that these shootings are connected. GVRT detectives are following up on all of them and are asking for the public's help. If anyone witnessed any of these events, or has other knowledge about what happened, they're asked to call or e-mail. If anyone has video surveillance in these areas that might have captured what happened or any suspect information, they're asked to check their recordings. If they find anything that could help, please save it and share it with investigators.
Anyone with information about these, or any, 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 GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov .
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.