PORTLAND – Two people were injured during an accidental shooting in Southeast Portland Tuesday.
Officers responded to the report of a shooting around 1 p.m. in the 8700 block of Southeast Ellis Street, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland police.
They found a man and woman suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, Simpson said. Both were transported to Portland hospitals for treatment.
An initial investigation found that the man was handling a gun and accidental pulled the trigger, injuring both himself and the woman.
Officers seized the gun and said there was no risk to the neighborhood.