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News Release
Shot fired near SW 4th and SW Salmon - Investigation ongoing - 07/27/20

This incident involved a disturbance in Lownsdale Square Park that resulted in one person being shot. That person went to the hospital by private vehicle and received treatment for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Portland Police Bureau detectives are investigating this incident, however, there have been no arrests. The two people taken into custody have been released. Detectives are still seeking information regarding this case. This is an ongoing investigation.

Ammunition and destructive devices recovered by Portland Police in the area of this incident at around the same time appear to be unrelated.

Anyone with information about either case is asked to call Portland Police detectives at 503-823-0400.


Portland Police have taken two people into custody related to the incident near SW 4th Avenue and SW Salmon Street. As police were securing the scene a person arrived at a hospital by private vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound, non-life threatening. That person seems to have been associated with the incident near SW 4th Avenue and SW Salmon Street. Portland Police are still investigating.

Police have now left the area.

More information will be released when it is available.


July 26, 2020 at about 7:24 p.m. Portland Police responded to a report of a shot fired near SW 4th Avenue and SW Salmon Street.

Officers have one person in custody. Officers are still trying to secure the scene.

Updates as available.


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