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Shots fired in Northeast Portland's Vernon Neighborhood

The Gang Enforcement Team is investigating an early Sunday shooting incident in Northeast Portland.

No victims were immediately located.

According to police, at 1:02 a.m. on Aug. 2, 2015, North Precinct and Gang Enforcement GET officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of Northeast 18th Avenue and Alberta Street.

When the officers arrived in the area, they found evidence of gunfire and damage to a parked vehicle and a building. No gunshot victims were found at the scene or reported at any area hospitals, however.

Witnesses told police that there was a disturbance between two groups of people, followed by gunfire and vehicles speeding out of the area.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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