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Police investigating shooting near Skidmore Fountain

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police said officers found a man injured after reports of a shooting overnight in Downtown Portland.

The Portland Police Bureau said they were called to Naito Parkway under the Burnside Bridge at 1:26 a.m. Saturday.

Multiple callers reported the shooting and said the people associated with the shooting had moved to the Skidmore Fountain.

One caller contacted 911 and said he was a private security officer and had fired warning shots.

Officers contacted multiple witnesses of the shooting and located the private security officer, who cooperated with investigators.

Based on preliminary information, officers believe there was a confrontation between several people and the private security officer. During the initial incident, the private security officer reportedly fired multiple warning shots.

Officers canvassed the area and located evidence of gunfire. One person sustained minor injuries near the scene.

Officers talked with several witnesses. Based on witness statements, investigators believe people may have recorded the incident through their cell phones.

Anyone with information about this shooting should contact detectives with the Detective Divisions Assault Detail at 503-823-0479.

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