10/31/2014

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Man Wounded In NE Sandy Shootout

The report of a shooting at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard came in one minute after 8 p.m. on Friday night.  As officers were on their way to that scene, a second call came in reporting a shooting at 100th and Sandy.

Officers found evidence of the first shooting but no suspects or victims.  Minutes later, a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound was dropped off at Providence Medical Center.  He was soon taken by ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.  It is believed he will survive his wounds.

According to a press release from the Portland Police Bureau, the first shooting involved occupants in two vehicles.  Police believe the shootout to be gang-related.

No information is available about the second reported shootout,t but the caller to 911 reporting it hung up before much information was provided.

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