NEW: Police Look for Suspects after Shootings in Gresham and Portland
Thursday, December 11, 2014
On Dec. 11, at 1:28 a.m., Gresham officers responded to reports of a man being held at gunpoint at a home on the 1400 block of Southeast 179th Avenue. Officers later learned that the person held at gunpoint, fled after shots were fired. A search for that person was unsuccessful, according to officers.
About twenty minutes later at around 1:47 a.m., and two miles away, Portland police were dispatched to Southeast 148th Avenue and Division Street after receiving a report of a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was taken to a Portland hospital and was expected to recover, police said.
Detectives were trying to determine if the two incidents were related.