On February 20, 2022, at 10:37 p.m., officers from the Portland Police Bureau, responded to a call of an injury accident in the 12800 block of Southeast Foster Road. While officers were responding, the call was updated to report that the vehicle was possibly shot at. Additional calls came into dispatch on reports of gunshots heard in the same area.
When officers arrived they found the four occupants of the car had been shot. An adult female in the car was deceased. An adult male and two children were transported to an area hospital. The male is in critical condition and the children are both in stable condition.
Portland Police Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, Southeast Foster Road was closed from Southeast 122nd Avenue to Southeast 138th Avenue.
The identity of the deceased victim, as well as cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner. Additional information will be released at the direction of investigators. Other victims are not being identified at this time.
This shooting is one of several violent incidents that took place since Friday. There have been nearly a dozen people shot or killed in the city over the long weekend.
Courtesy of PPB