Portland, Oregon – Some in southeast Portland are waking up to lots of flashing police lights near 174th and Powell. There was a shooting at the Foothills Apartments this morning around 3:30am. One woman is dead, another victim is in the hospital. We’ve learned a young child was inside the home at the time, but was not hurt. No suspect has been arrested yet. Detectives want to hear from any witnesses or anyone who knows more info. KXL Reporter Rosemary Reynolds is at the scene, talking with police, and will bring us more details on this developing story throughout the day.
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On Friday August 30, 2019 at 3:33a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the area of Southeast 174th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the location and found an adult female with a gunshot wound. The female was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers also located a second victim, an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The male was transported to an area hospital for treatment to life threatening injuries.
There was a young child in the residence at the time of the shooting. The child is safe with officers and was not harmed.
Officers searched the area for the suspect(s). At this time, no arrests have been made in connection to this shooting.
The Portland Police Bureau’s Homicide Detail is responding to assist with the investigation. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the police non-emergency phone number at (503)823-3333.