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Vehicles and business hit by gunfire in NE Portland

At least two vehicles and a business in Northeast Portland were hit by gunfire in a suspected gang incident early Sunday morning.

No one was reported injured and no arrests were immediately made.

According to police, at 1:39 a.m. on Aug. 21, North Precinct officers received a call regarding a shooting near Northeast 18th Avenue and Northeast Alberta Street. As officers were responding, additional information was received that vehicle involved in the incident had crashed at Northeast 21st Avenue and Northeast Alberta Street.

Witnesses reported that four male black teens fled the crash. One was allegedly armed with a gun. He was described as being over six feet tall.

Officers arrived in the area and located a large crime scene, but did not find the suspects. At least two uninvolved and unoccupied vehicles and one business — Alberta Veterinary Care — had been struck by gunfire. Investigators believe this incident is gang related.