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Police investigate shooting along MLK Boulevard

Police responded to a shooting in a heavily travelled portion of Northeast Portland on Sunday afternoon.

No suspects or victims were immediately identified.

According to police, at 3:35 p.m. on Aug. 2, North Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Failing Street.

When officers arrived in the area, they located evidence of gunfire on MLK at Mason Street. MLK is a major Northeast Portland thoroughfare.

Witnesses told police that two vehicles were being driven northbound on MLK when someone in an SUV fired at a sedan driving next to it. Both vehicles left the area and no gunshot victims were found or reported admitted to area hospitals.

Northbound MLK, from Failing to Skidmore Streets was closed for investigators to collect evidence.