1 hit in drive-by Killingsworth Street shooting

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A drive-by shooting in north Portland sent one person to the hospital Sunday.

The shooting also closed the intersection of North Killingsworth Street and Albina Avenue in all directions as of around 5:30 p.m.

Officers said the victim was taken by private car to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for treatment. The wound is reported to be non-life-threatening.

Police are identifying the victim as “a male teen or young adult.”

“Preliminary information to police is that a group of teens or young adults was standing on the corner when a vehicle drove by,” according to a Portland police news release, “and someone fired gunshots from the vehicle, striking the victim.”

Investigators from Portland’s Gang Enforcement Team responded to the scene. The Portland Police Bureau reports that anyone with information about this shooting can contact the Gang Enforcement Team at 503.823.4106.

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