Shots fired, one injured in Northeast Portland

Man taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Officers responded to multiple reports of gunshots in Northeast Portland Wednesday night. March 25, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)
Officers responded to multiple reports of gunshots in Northeast Portland Wednesday night. March 25, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

NORTHEAST PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team Officers responded to reports of two separate shootings within blocks from each other Wednesday night, officials said.

While officers responded to a call of gunshots in a home on the 4000 block of Northeast Mallory Avenue, they heard more gunshots nearby, Portland Police Bureau said.

A 38-year-old man was found with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in the King neighborhood. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

That shooting happened in the area of Northeast Grand Avenue and Alberta Street.

Initial reports indicate the suspect, who has not been located, may have been a passenger in a car that fled the area. The victim is known to GET investigators with a history of gang-related incidents.

The home on Northeast Mallory Avenue and Shaver Street had a gunshot wound through a window. The occupant of the home was not injured by the shots fired.

Gang Enforcement officers and the Gun Task Force are investigating the incidents.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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