Teen girl found shot, injured near SE Portland grocery store

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Published: May. 26, 2023 at 3:15 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - A 17-year-old girl was found shot and injured near a southeast Portland grocery store on Friday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

At about 2 p.m., police said the teen girl was found near the WinCo at Southeast 79th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Police do not believe she was shot near the store.

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The girl was taken to the hospital in an ambulance but is expected to recover.

Police said detectives found a possible crime scene on Southeast 79th north of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.

While detectives investigate, about two Southeast 79th will be closed, police said.

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No arrests have been made. Anyone with information about the case is asked to e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: ECST and reference case number 23-137836

This is a developing story and no further information is available at this time.