August 20 2019
On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:30 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1800 block of Southeast Umatilla Street on the report of a male who was shot.
When officers arrived, they searched for suspects and victims injured by the reported gunfire. Officers located a male adult who was injured. He was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Members with the Tactical Operation Division's Gun Violence Reduction Team are responding to assist. Preliminary information suggests there may be a road rage element to this incident.
Southeast Umatilla Street from 17 to 18 Avenues is closed while the scene is searched and evidence is preserved. The closure will likely last for two to three hours. It is early in the investigation and there is no additional information to provide at this time.
Anyone who witnessed this shooting or who possesses video surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact Detective Brian Declercque at (503) 823-2056 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or Detective Brent Christensen at (503) 823-2087 or email@example.com
The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against violence in the area.