TriMet bus hit in exchange of gunfire in Northeast Portland

Trimet Bus, car shot in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A TriMet bus was caught in an exchange of gunfire Wednesday night, according to agency spokeswoman Roberta Altstadt. 

The shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. at Northeast Lombard Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard, near a Taco Bell. 

Officials said one bullet was lodged in the bus and another bullet shattered a window. Two passengers were on the bus, but neither was injured. Altstadt said the shooting was gang-related and the bus was not targeted.

Several cars were also shot in the area. 

Portland police have not released any further details. 

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