Woman, 9-year-old son critically injured in shooting in Gresham - KPTV - FOX 12

Woman, 9-year-old son critically injured in shooting in Gresham

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GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -

A woman and her 9-year-old son were critically injured in a shooting in Gresham on Monday morning, according to police. 

Police responded to the scene on the 1300 block of Northeast 183rd Avenue around 4:30 a.m. on a report of shots fired in the area.

Police confirmed a 9-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman were taken to the hospital with critical injuries. They were identified as a mother and her son, but their names have not been released. 

A Gresham Police Department spokesman said one or two suspects drove into the area and entered the victims' apartment. He said multiple shots were fired.

It appears the shooting was targeted and not a random act of violence, according to investigators. Police said the public is not believed to be in danger in connection with this shooting. 

No arrests have been made and no suspect information has been released. 

The East County Major Crimes Team and the East Metro Gang Enforcement Team area investigating. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police tip line at 503-618-2719. 

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