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2 dead, 2 others injured in three weekend shootings

Two Portland shootings Sunday morning left one dead and one hospitalized; a 17-year-old died and another teen was hurt in a Salem shooting Saturday afternoon

PORTLAND, Ore. — One man was found dead, another was injured and two teens were injured in three notable shootings.

The first shooting took place in the Parkrose neighborhood at about 5:29 a.m. on Sunday, March 28. Officers responded to a call of someone shot in the 9600 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

A man was located in the area and he was transported to a local hospital. His injuries were reported to be serious but not life-threatening, according to a release from authorities. No suspect information has been released at this time. 

The second incident in Portland took place at around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 28 near a wooded area by Southwest Barbur Boulevard and Southwest Capital Highway. Information is limited on this incident, but a man was found dead by authorities.

No further information has been released on this shooting either.

The last incident occurred in Salem Saturday afternoon where one 17-year-old died as a result of his injuries and another was injured.

According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MSCO), officers responded to a shooting in the back parking lot of Four Corners Elementary school in the unincorporated area of Salem on March 24 at around 4:19 p.m. When law enforcement arrived, they found two 17-year-old boys with gunshot wounds.  

The altercation allegedly took place over a marijuana deal, according to a release from MCSO. Both boys were taken to a local hospital where one later succumbed to his wounds and died. The other was released from the hospital.

Two other 17-year-olds were taken into custody at the time of the incident. One was charged with robbery in the first degree, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon and theft in the first degree. The other juvenile was released to their parents.

Law enforcement have yet to suggest any of these crimes are connected.

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