Woman shot in attempted murder-suicide in SE Portland

Police have secured two crime scenes as part of their investigation.

Police investigate a shooting near SE 124th and Raymond, Feb. 20, 2016 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The estranged 24-year-old boyfriend died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot after he allegedly shot the woman shot early Saturday morning

The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 12400 block of SE Raymond Street. Officers arrived and found the 22-year-old woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was rushed to a hospital for surgery, and officials have not released her condition.

The man’s body was found behind a fence around Se 134th Drive and Holgate Boulevard. A gun was found, and his car was found in the 13100 block of SE Long Street.

Witnesses told police they heard multiple gunshots and the sounds of a vehicle speeding out of the area.

Based on preliminary information, the Domestic Violence Reduction Unit (DVRU) is responding to assist with the investigation.

The Portland Women’s Crisis Line (PWCL) provides access to advocacy services, including confidential peer support, information and referrals to community resources. The PWCL 24 hour crisis line can be reached at 503.235.5333, or 1.888.235.5333.

Additional, web-based resources are available from Multnomah County’s Domestic Violence Coordinator’s office.

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