Police gang unit investigates gunfire barrage in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND - More than two dozen gunshots were fired in an incident early Sunday morning in northeast Portland, police reported.
 
Officers responded to multiple reports of gunfire in the area of Northeast 15th Avenue and Killingsworth Street at 3:17 a.m. Sunday morning. 
 
No gunshot victims were found at the scene or arrived at any area hospital. Officers did not locate any property damage as a result of this incident. 
 
However, arriving officers located evidence of gunfire on Killingworth, as well as approximately one block south on 15th Avenue.
 
Based on information learned at the scene, detectives from the Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team responded and continued the investigation. 
 
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 gangs@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. 
 
Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov. 
 
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. Call 503-823-HELP (4357), or report your tip online. 
 
Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php 
 
 

KGW


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