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Shots Fired, Vehicle Struck By Gunfire In Lents Neighborhood - 10/07/19

Portland Police is investigating a shooting in the Lents neighborhood where a vehicle was struck by gunfire.

On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1:11p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to multiple reports of shots heard in the area of Southeast 102nd Avenue and Southeast Steele Street. Officers located evidence of gunfire near Southeast 99th Avenue and Southeast Knight Street. They also found a parked, unoccupied vehicle damaged, possibly by a bullet.

The Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) responded and is assisting with the investigation.

More information will be released when appropriate.

The Tactical Operations Division is continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

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.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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