3 found dead in car after midday shooting in N Portland

Published: Mar. 25, 2023 at 12:59 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Three people are dead after a shooting in north Portland on Saturday afternoon, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

PPB said just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a shooting at North Foss Avenue and North Foss Court. When they arrived, they found three people dead in a vehicle in the middle of the intersection. The victims have not been identified.

Homicide detectives, the Enhanced Community Safety Team and Focused Intervention Team responded. Police said no arrests have been made. They are not sure if there is one suspect or multiple suspects. They did have information about why the shooting happened.

PPB said during the investigation, N Foss Ave. is closed from N Houghton Street to N Hunt Street.

Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt wrote in a Saturday afternoon statement that his office will be working with investigators to bring the people responsible to justice.

“This loss magnifies the gun violence crisis facing our communities,” Schmidt wrote.

This is developing news. FOX 12 will update this story when more information is available.