Police: 8 people injured following shooting in downtown Portland

KPTV image of shooting scene

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in solving who pulled the trigger in downtown Portland early Saturday morning, killing a young woman and injuring several other people. 

The Portland Police Bureau has partnered with Crime Stoppers of Oregon to seek information from anyone who knows more about the deadly shooting that happened in the 300 block of Southwest 3rd Avenue. Seven people were shot and one of the victims died. Makayla Maree Harris was only 18 years old. Her family has set up a GoFundMe for funeral expenses.  

PPB detectives believe “numerous people” left the shooting scene without speaking to officers. PPB said some of those witnesses may have information that could help solve Harris’ death. Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a cash reward up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in the case.  

Tips must be reported to Crime Stoppers and can be submitted anonymously online or on the P3 Tips via smart phone or tablet.  

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Man. If only we had a special unit within the Police Department that focused on gangs and their goings-on. Then, they would know who was mad at who, and what kinds of fueds were simmering. Maybe stop a carload of punks on their way to get some payback before they shot the place up. But hey. Who'd want to work for an outfit like that in the Wheeler-Hardesty utopia? Yeah. That's just crazy talk.


personally, it would matter who was injured before i would help or not. was it charles bronson, or george floyd?


How's that defunding the police rhetoric working out for you Portland?

Just curious



Hardesty thinks it's a pretty good deal. As long as there are enough cops around so she can have them rough up out-of-control Uber drivers that won't roll their windows up, she's good.


No one who knows anything is going to talk because they don't want to end up like Makayla.

Just curious


Worst PDX Mayor Ever

So what you're saying is, that Black Lives don't matter when it's black on black crime. Ok..got it..thanks.


Of course not. Then it doesn't fit their agenda..


You mean snitches get stitches.

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