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6 vehicles hit by gunfire in Northeast Portland; no injuries reported

On Sept. 13 around 10:57 p.m., police responded to a report of shots fired near Northeast Cully Boulevard and Northeast Emerson Street.
Credit: KGW

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) said six vehicles were hit by gunfire and officers found 21 cartridge cases in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood on Monday night.

On Sept. 13 around 10:57 p.m., police responded to a report of shots fired near Northeast Cully Boulevard and Northeast Emerson Street. There have been no reports of injuries.

PPB did not release any suspect information or any other details surrounding the incident.

Sharon has lived in the neighborhood for 30 years. She was thankful there were no injuries. 

"It was very loud, very loud pops. I have never heard gunshots in real life before. This was like, what the hell was that," she said. 

The incident was one of several shootings reported in the city over a span of two days. On Sept. 12, more than 100 gunshots were fired in the Parkrose neighborhood of Northeast Portland, according to PPB. The bullets hit four apartments and five cars. No injuries were reported and police have not arrested any suspects.

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Police are also investigating a shooting near Southeast 72nd Avenue and Southeast Woodstock Boulevard on Sept. 13. Officers found that a bullet had gone through the windshield of a car narrowly missing the driver. Another car was hit by gunfire and police recovered 26 casings from the scene. No injuries were reported and no arrests were made.

There have been more than 873 shooting incidents in Portland in 2021. 

Anyone with information about the shooting near Northeast Cully Boulevard and Northeast Emerson Street is asked to send an email to crimetips@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 21-256147.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers of Oregon, which offers up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime.