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Story by Oregon Herald staff
Published on Sunday May 31, 2020 - 7:09 AM

PORTLAND, Oregon - On May 30, 2020 at 9:09 p.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of Southwest Hawthorne Boulevard and Southwest Water Avenue. Officers arrived and located an adult male with a gunshot wound to the chest. They provided emergency first aid and applied a chest seal. The male was transported to an area hospital and was reportedly in critical condition.

This incident is not believed to be connected to the civil disturbances happening in the Downtown or Lloyd Districts.

Investigators with the Gun Violence Response Team responded to the scene and are taking lead on the investigation. If anyone has information about this incident, call (503) 823-4016 or email [email protected]