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Shootings kill one man, wound another

UPDATE: Police say fatal shooting probably not linked to gang activity


Portland police say a 30-year-old man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday evening in separate shootings in different parts of the city.

Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in Northeast Portland in which a man in a car was killed. Another man was wounded in a shooting in Southeast Portland.

Police said Stephen McCorvey was killed in the Northeast Portland shooting. Detectives don't think the shooting was related to gang activity.

Police said the Northeast Portland shooting happened at about 8:34 p.m. Sept. 23, in the area of Northeast 15th Avenue and Buffalo Street. North Precinct officers responded to the area after calls about several gunshots.

Officers discovered a vehicle with two gunshots victims. A 41-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of wounds that did not appear to be life-threatening, according to police. A man in the car died in the shooting.

Police said neighborhood traffic is impacted by the investigation.



The Southeast Portland shooting happened at about 8:31 p.m. Sept. 23. East Precinct officers were called to the area after several gunshots were fired near Southeast 85th Avenue and Brooklyn Street. A man wounded in the shooting was taken to a local hospital for treatment of what police said were non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers searched the area for suspects, possibly an African American man wearing bright-colored shorts and a dark shirt or jacket.

Traffic in the area of Southeast 85th Avenue and Brooklyn Street is affected by police activity.



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