WORLD 1 dead, at least 6 wounded in shooting in US Portland


1 dead, at least 6 wounded in shooting in US Portland


08:45, July 18, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- One person was killed and at least six others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning in downtown Portland, U.S. state of Oregon, police said.

Police investigate an overnight shooting Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Portland, Ore. Police said one person died and at least six people were injured in an early morning shooting Saturday in Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Agencies)

The shooter or shooters fled the scene, and no one has been arrested, according to Portland police.

A woman was severely injured and later died at a hospital. The other known gunshot victims are expected to survive, according to a report by OregonLive.

Kevin Allen, a police spokesperson, said there might be more shooting victims, as others might have left the scene before police arrived.

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