Portland Police Investigate Deadly Shooting on SE Burnside Street
Officers from the Portland Police Bureau responded to a deadly shooting on Tuesday night in Southeast Portland.
The incident took place near the intersection of SE Burnside Street and 22nd Avenue, close to a MAX stop.
A man was found dead on the sidewalk, prompting a swift response from law enforcement.
The area surrounding the crime scene has been cordoned off with crime scene tape, and both the mobile command unit and homicide detective teams are on site.
Investigators have been diligently working to gather evidence and piece together the events leading up to the shooting.
The location of the incident is in close proximity to the Safe Rest Village.
Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the shooting to come forward and provide assistance to aid in the ongoing investigation.
As a result of the incident, Burnside Street has been temporarily closed between 120nd and 126th Avenues, affecting both drivers and public transportation.
The MAX service in both east and west directions has been impacted due to the ongoing police activity in the area.
The identity of the victim has not been disclosed by the police, and no details about potential suspects have been released at this time.
The authorities are working diligently to gather more information and will provide updates as they become available.
The investigation into this deadly shooting on SE Burnside Street is still in progress.
The police are actively pursuing leads and working to ensure the safety and security of the community.
Further updates on this incident can be found on the KOIN 6 News website, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the Portland Police Bureau.
As the situation unfolds, it serves as a reminder of the ongoing issue of gun violence that continues to affect the city of Portland.
The authorities and the community at large are determined to address this problem and work towards creating a safer environment for all residents.