Man wounded in another shooting at troubled apartments

Officials aren’t yet saying whether this shooting in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood is related to the other two, within a block, in the past two weeks …

The Glenwood Apartments is again the scene of a shooting; but police aren’t yet saying that this one is gang-related.

Story and photos by David F. Ashton

Ten days after a pair of shootings, in which three juveniles were arrested on attempted murder charges, shots again ran out at the Glenwood Apartments, located at 13116 SE Powell Boulevard, this time about 1:30 a.m. on June 21.

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Portland Police Bureau East Precinct officers arrived at these outer East Portland apartments, and summoned the Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team investigate.

Witnesses told reporters that four people, one armed with a pistol, pushed their way into an apartment unit, and shot a teenager inside.

With a wounded shooting victim inside, the ambulance prepares to leave for a local hospital.

The 19-year-old was reportedly shot in the pelvis; the youth was taken to a hospital, and is expected to recover.

Officials did say that, at this time, they aren’t considering this to be a gang shooting.

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