Cars damaged after 70 shots fired in SE Portland; neighbor says he worries he’ll be caught in crossfire
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Police in southeast Portland are investigating after someone shot dozens of bullets toward buildings and cars early Saturday morning, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Officers responded to the area of Southeast Ninth Avenue and Division Street just before 3 a.m.
They found evidence of more than 70 bullets fired and say three cars and one building were hit.
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People who live and work in this area of southeast Portland describe it as a pretty calm neighborhood during the day.
“Right now, it’s a quiet street,” Jeff, who works nearby, said. “But when evening comes, it’s bustling.”
No one was reported injured and police have not yet arrested anyone for this shooting.
Neighbors say the mood quickly changes overnight. People say it’s concerning.
“I worry about getting caught in the crossfire,” Jeff said. “Even if it happened a block away, bullets travel a block easily.”
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