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PORTLAND – Three people were injured in two gang-related shootings that happened late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, police said.
The first shooting was reported just before 11 p.m. Saturday at Southeast Portland’s Raymond Park, police said.
A 16-year old boy was shot in the right leg Police said the injury was not life-threatening.
The second shooting was reported just after 2 a.m. Sunday inside a bar on N Interstate Avenue.
Two men were shot. Both were treated and released from area hospitals.
The men were identified as 32-year-old Paul Anthony Hall and 25-year-old Khristopher Byron Hammick.
Detectives were working to determine what led to the shooting.
Investigators said the shootings were not connected.
They were the latest in a string of gang-related shootings that have spurred Portland police to increase gang violence patrols in recent months.