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4 May 2015
5 May 2015
Three injured in Portland strip club shooting
Police say gunfire may be gang-related
One security guard and two others were shot early Saturday morning at a Portland strip club in the Piedmont neighborhood.
Police responded to Portland Exotica International Club on Northeast Columbia Boulevard at 1:43 a.m. to find a man working security at the club injurjed by gunfire, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
The man was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say two other men, both with gunshot wounds, were also struck by gunfire at the club. The two additional men, who arrived at Legacy Emanual Medical Center by private car just before 2 a.m., both had non-life threatening injuries, a news release stated.
Portland's North Precinct Gang Enforcement Team responded to the scene. Police suspect the incident may have been gang-related.
PPB Sgt. Peter Simpson confirmed Saturday afternoon that no suspect information has been released yet.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at (503) 823-4106.