Police: Gunshot reported during concert at the Crystal Ballroom


Portland police are investigating a shot fired during a concert at the Crystal Ballroom.

Officers responded to the venue on West Burnside just after 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

Investigators said a man fired a gun during the concert, then left. Officers arrived at the scene and helped people evacuate the building.

Hip hop artists DJ Quik and Scarface had to cut their performance short because of the shooting.

No victims were located and there are no reported injuries, according to police.

Witnesses described the gunman as a black man in his 30s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing a striped shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

McMenamins released a statement Saturday afternoon that said, "We are thankful there were no injuries. The security of our guests is of utmost importance to us. We are reviewing our security procedures for all of our shows. Tonight’s show will take place as planned."

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