PORTLAND, Ore. — There were at least seven shootings in Portland between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday morning.
Bullets hit three homes and cars near Northeast 121st and Thompson right around 1:00am. Children were inside one of the homes and a couple sleeping in another had a round pierce their bedroom. Investigators say multiple firearms were shot off.
Three people were wounded at Northeast 111th and Sandy just after 1:30 this morning. The victims drove off before police arrived. Two men and a woman showed up at a hospital. One of them had serious injuries. There is no information about a suspect.
Officers responded to gunfire at four locations in Northeast Portland and three more in Southeast.
Also on Wednesday, a gun was fired into the air on Northeast Cully near Skidmore around 2:40pm.
Shots were fired on Southeast 136th Avenue north of Powell on two separate occasions just after 9:00pm and again nearly four hours later.
Just before 10:00pm, a woman was detained for assault at an apartment on Southeast 146th just south of Burnside after shots were heard. 33-year-old Lakecia Dean is charged with Attempt Murder, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
In another case, it’s believed the occupants of two vehicles shot at each other near Northeast 8th & Tillamook around 11:15pm.
There have been 45 shots fired calls in the city this year and 13 people have been wounded, an average of one person a day. There were 50 shootings in Portland in January 2020.