15-year-old arrested in connection with North Portland shooting - KPTV - FOX 12

15-year-old arrested in connection with North Portland shooting

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland Police are investigation a shooting in North Portland that hit a house.

Police responded to reports of a gunshot outside a house on North Haven Avenue in Portland.

The caller described three teenage boys who ran from the area.
    
An officer contacted the group that matched the description and two of the boys ran off, but police were able to take the third into custody.

The 15-year-old boy was armed with a handgun.

The other two boys were not found after a search.

Police believe the house that was hit by gunfire was not the intended target.

The 15-year-old male was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, reckless endangerment and possession of a loaded firearm and was booked at the juvenile detention center.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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