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TriMet bus hit by bullet in Northeast Portland

The suspect, who was not on the bus, fired a shot at a passenger, according to Portland police.
Credit: Portland police
TriMet bus window hit by bullet in Northeast Portland on Dec. 24, 2020.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A TriMet bus was hit by gunfire Christmas Eve afternoon in Northeast Portland.

The shooting was reported around 12:30 p.m. near Northeast Prescott Drive and 129th Place.

The suspect, who was not on the bus, fired a shot at a passenger, according to Portland police. The bullet hit a window.

The passenger was not injured. The suspect is at-large, according to police. No other information was released.

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As of last week, there had been more than 850 shooting incidents in Portland this year.