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Shots fired into crowd of people at Dawson Park in N. Portland

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Dawson Park (KPTV file image) Dawson Park (KPTV file image)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Shots were fired into a crowd of people at Dawson Park in north Portland and police believe one person may have been hit by the gunfire.

Officers responded to the park on the 2900 block of North Williams Avenue at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday.

When they arrived, officers located evidence of gunfire and spoke to several witnesses. Investigators learned there were multiple people in the park when someone pointed and fired a handgun at them.

Based on witness statements, officers believe one person may have been struck by the gunfire. However, a gunshot victim has not been located at this time.

The Gang Violence Response Team has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case or other gun crimes in Portland is encouraged to contact police at 503-823-4106 or gangs@portlandoregon.gov.

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