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Portland Police Look into Early Morning Shooting

Written by Associated Press on July 26, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police is investigating what may be a gang-related shooting in which one man was injured.

Police officials say they responded to reports of a gunshot victim in the emergency room of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday at about 2 a.m.

The 20-year-old male victim had gunshot wounds to both legs, but the injuries are not life threatening.

Sgt. Pete Simpson said the victim is a known gang associate and the shooting may be gang related.

Police checked the area in outer southeast Portland where the man was shot, but did not locate a crime scene.

The Gang Enforcement Team has taken over the investigation.

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