Man injured in late night shooting in Southeast Portland
East Precinct police officers responded to the report of a shooting and one man injured in the 12000 block of Southeast Ash Street in Portland early Saturday morning.
Portland Police officers and medical personnel arrived at the scene at 2:21 a.m. Nov. 14 and located the victim, a 22-year-old male, suffering from non-life-threatening injuries, according to a Portland Police Bureau report.
The victim was transported to a Portland hospital by ambulance and is expected to survive, police said.
Witnesses described the suspect as an African American or Hispanic male in his late-teens, 5'5" tall, thin build, scraggly facial hair, wearing dark clothing.
Based on information learned at the scene, the Gang Enforcement Team (GET) responded to conduct an investigation into the shooting. Several officers searched the neighborhood for the suspect but did not locate anyone matching his description, police said.
Police say 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.
The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against gang violence in the area. For more information about Enough is Enough PDX and how you can get involved, please visit https://www.facebook.com/EnoughIsEnoughPDX
Additional information about Enough is Enough PDX and other city efforts addressing youth violence can be found at the Office of Youth Violence Prevention, http://www.portlandonline.com/safeyouth/
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