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Police: Gang associate shot and hospitalized

Police say a known gang associate is hospitalized after possibly being shot in North or Northeast Portland overnight.

The name and condition of the victim was not immediately released. No suspect information is available.

According to police, at 4:53 a.m. on Aug.23, East Precinct officers responded to Portland Adventist Medical Center on the report of a shooting victim in the Emergency Room.

When the officers arrived , they learned the victim, a 26-year-old male, was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was being transported by ambulance to a trauma hospital for treatment.

Police say the victim is a known gang associate who may have occurred in North Precinct Saturday evening.

Gang Enforcement Team detectives responded to continue the investigation.