Crime Two people dead after shots fired in southeast Portland home

16:52  22 june  2020
16:52  22 june  2020 Source:   kgw.com

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Five people were struck by vehicles as they fled the area, according to police. There was evidence that multiple shooters were involved in the incident, law enforcement said, but no arrests have yet been made. Local media reported that police are currently searching for several suspects.

The announcement about the two officers comes as protesters flooded streets of southeast Atlanta Saturday night, angry over the fatal shooting of Brooks, an unarmed black The chaos came after Atlanta's police chief stepped down and the mayor called for the officer who shot Brooks to be fired .

Two people are dead after a shooting in a Southeast Portland home Sunday evening.

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Portland police responded at about 7 p.m. to a welfare check call at a residence in the 8400 block of Southeast 138th Drive.

When officers saw a subject on the ground in the house, they forced entry and discovered that the person was an injured woman.

According to a police news release, officers then heard what sounded like someone else in the residence racking a firearm (a sound many firearms make when made ready to shoot).

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Officials said eight other people were shot . Five people were also hit by cars -- according to police, one person was the original victim officers were responding to while the other four were hit running for safety. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers believe this started as an impromptu block party.

Police retreated and called for assistance. One of the officers saw a male subject in the house with what appeared to be a handgun.

A shelter-in-place order was enacted for several blocks surrounding the residence. As SERT officers took positions, some heard the sound of a single gunshot from within the residence, police said.

An injured male was found inside the house. He was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The adult female was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, it was determined that a bullet from the incident hit a neighboring house. No one was injured as the result of this bullet.

This is the sixth homicide police have investigated in 10 days, Portland police said.

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