Portland, Oregon -(Portland Police Bureau) On Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 4:15 A.M., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a person shot in the area of Northeast 119th Avenue and Halsey Street. When the officers arrived they located an adult female who appeared to have a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers requested an ambulance and applied two tourniquets to the victim’s leg. She was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with what are considered to be non-life threatening injuries.
Officers are checking the area of Northeast 119th Avenue and Halsey for evidence and witnesses. The street is closed North of Halsey Street on 119th Avenue.
East Precinct Officers also responded to a call of shots heard in the area of the 800 block of Southeast 73rd Avenue at 4:01 a.m. Officers have located evidence of gunfire in this area. They are looking into whether or not the two cases could be connected. The 800 block of Northeast 73rd Avenue is closed while investigators gather evidence.
No arrests have been made. There is no suspect information to release at this time.
The Gun Violence Reduction Team is responding to assist with the investigation.
If anyone has information about either incident, contact non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.