1 dead, 1 injured in NE Portland shooting; police detain person in homicide investigation

Portland police investigate a deadly shooting in Portland's Cully neighborhood Thursday night, Jan. 17, 2019. (KATU Photo)

PORTLAND, Ore. – One person is dead and another person is in the hospital with traumatic injuries after a shooting in Northeast Portland on Thursday evening.

A companion pet also died after being shot.

Portland police said they have one person detained as part of the investigation.

Reports came in about 4:30 p.m. for a shooting in the 5300 block of Northeast 74th Avenue.

Officers arrived at the scene to find one person dead and another injured with apparent gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives were called out to investigate the death.

At this point, police said they don’t believe there’s a danger to the public.



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