Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland that injured one person Friday afternoon.

Police were called to Northeast 18th Avenue and Rosa Parks Way shortly after 3 p.m. after shots were heard.

Officers found a home damaged by gunfire in the 6400 block of Northeast 18th Avenue, said Sgt. Pete Simpson, Portland police spokesman.

Witnesses told police that a man was shooting at a green car stopped on the corner, Simpson said. The car sped away and the shooter ran off, police said.  A gunshot victim was taken to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for treatment, Simpson said.

The suspect was described as a man in his late 20s or early 30s wearing black clothing. He was last seen carrying a gun as he ran northbound on Northeast 17th Avenue from Highland Street.

Anyone with information about gang or gun crimes in the city is encouraged to contact the Portland Police Bureau’s Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106. 

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to [email protected]

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