More than 150 rounds are fired during a shooting outside a Portland apartment

More than 150 rounds are fired during a shooting outside a Portland apartment

More than 150 rounds were fired during a shooting in a Portland neighborhood on Friday, ending the city's deadliest month since the 1980s. The Portland Police Bureau said Saturday that the shooting occurred around 11.08pm outside an apartment building near the 600 block of NE 87th Avenue. A woman was struck in the arm by one of the rounds, police said. Responding officers applied a tourniquet and she was transported to the hospital by ambulance with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries have been reported to police; however, bullets struck at least eight occupied apartments and seven vehicles. Officers have closed Northeast 87th Avenue north of Northeast Glisan Street as they continue their investigation. As of Sunday afternoon, no arrests have been made. Meanwhile, the Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in the city and threw bottles towards officers, police said. Until that point, federal, state and local law enforcement had been seemingly absent from the protests Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The demonstrations - that for weeks ended with tear gas, fireworks shot towards buildings, federal agents on the street and injuries to protesters and officers - have recently ended with chanting and conversations. Activists and Oregon officials urged people at Saturday night's protest in Portland to re-center the focus on Black Lives Matter, three days after the Trump administration agreed to reduce the presence of federal agents. Groups gathered Saturday evening in various areas around downtown Portland to ...
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