PPB Sees Uptick in Shootings in the Past Ten Days-Seeks Public Help (Photo)

April 09, 2020 14:37


The number of shooting incidents in Portland has increased in the last ten days and the Portland Police Bureau is asking the public for assistance. Gun violence remains a significant problem in Portland neighborhoods, touching virtually every corner of the city.

According to the Gun Violence Reduction Team, Portland averages about one shooting per day generally. Over the ten day period of March 31, 2020 through April 9, 2020 there were 17 shooting incidents. Here is a list of locations and details:

March 31, 2020 12:56 a.m. Northeast 60 Avenue at Northeast Colombia Boulevard (Non-life-threatening injury and vehicle struck) #20-120

April 1, 2020 1:57 p.m. Southeast 119 Avenue at Southeast Ash Street (vehicle struck no known injuries) #20-121

April 1, 2020 10:17 a.m. 1900 Block Northeast 129 Place (occupied dwelling struck no known injuries) #20-122

April 1, 2020 11:21 p.m. North Columbia Way at North Taft Avenue, #20-123

April 2, 2020 1:40 p.m. 14000 Block Southeast Harrison Street (occupied dwelling struck no known injuries) #20-124

April 2, 2020 5:23 p.m. Southeast 105 Avenue at Southeast Division Street (vehicle struck no known injuries) #20-125

April 2, 2020 6:59 p.m. 800 Block Northeast Halsey Street, #20-126

April 3, 2020 1:50 p.m. 100 Block Northeast 61 (occupied dwelling struck no known injuries)

April 5, 2020 12:01 a.m. 12600 Block Southeast Alder Street (occupied dwelling struck no known injuries) #20-128

April 6, 2020 2:30 a.m. 1900 Block Southeast 151 Avenue, #20-128

April 6, 2020 8:12 a.m. 5800 Block Southeast 88 Avenue, #20-130

April 6, 2020 5:09 p.m. 3300 Block Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard (vehicle struck no known injuries) #20-131

April 6, 2020 6:58 p.m. 4100 Block Southeast 66 Avenue (vehicle struck no known injuries) #20-132

April 6, 2020 7:42 p.m. 4400 Block Northeast 86 Avenue (vehicle struck no known injuries) #20-133

April 7, 2020 10:18 p.m. 100 Block Southeast 160 Avenue, #20-134

April 8, 2020 7:09 p.m. Northeast 113 Avenue at Northeast Sandy Boulevard, # 20-135

April 9, 2020 3:29 a.m. 9500 Block Northeast Sandy Blvd (occupied dwelling struck, non-life-threatening injuries) #20-136

"We are concerned about the recent upward trend of gun violence in our community, as it puts all of us at increased risk of injury or death." said Assistant Chief Andrew Shearer. "Our officers are working diligently to interrupt future violence while our investigators are pursuing active leads on current cases. We need your help so report suspicious activities and share info you have that can help stop these shootings. Together we can all impact this dangerous trend currently happening in our neighborhoods."

As of April 9, 2020 there have been 136 incidents of Gun Violence within the City of Portland in 2020.

The Gun Violence Reduction Team continues to interdict gun violence citywide.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to GVRT@portlandoregon.gov

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GVRT@portlandoregon.gov

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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