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Old 10-02-2012, 09:06 AM
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Post shots fired at a bicyclist near NE 15th Avenue and Jarrett Street?

Portland police respond to report of shots fired at bicyclist in NE Portland

Portland police responded about 4:20 p.m. Monday to a report of shots fired at a bicyclist near Northeast 15th Avenue and Jarrett Street.

Officers said both the man who was the apparent target and the suspect who fired the shots had fled the area by the time they arrived. Police are looking for the suspect, who fled in a vehicle.

Given the information collected at the scene, officers with the Gang Enforcement Team have been called in to investigate.

Streets around the intersection were closed off to traffic as police investigated. Police ask that anyone with information about the incident contact Portland Police.
I think we can expect more of this as bicycling's mode share increases...

these stories certainly aren't going to help get new people in the saddle... we're vulnerable enough out there without having to worry about bullets...
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