Three shot during large fight in Downtown Portland identified
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A large fight in downtown Portland left three people with gunshot wounds early Sunday morning, and Portland Police officials said it was likely gang-related.
Portland Police responded to the shooting on 3rd Ave. and Ash St. at around 12:40 a.m. Sunday. Officers arrived to find three people had been shot.
21-year-old Jaron Cuie, 37-year-old Damarvis Lee and 25-year-old Ricardo Savoy Hernandez were the three men identified as being injured in the shooting.
Paramedics took two of the victims to a local hospital; police officials said they are expected to survive.
The third victim's injuries were not serious and didn't require hospital treatment.
Witnesses told police a big fight broke out before the shooting occurred.
Portland Police said they believe this is a gang-related shooting, based on the witness statements.
The Gang Enforcement Team and Forensic Evidence Division are following up on the shooting investigation.
Witnesses or anyone with more information on the shooting should call the Police Non-Emergency Line at (503) 823-3333. Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov.