Party at SE Portland motel ends in shootout, two men injured
PORTLAND, Ore. – Two men are recovering in the hospital after a shootout in the parking lot of a Southeast Portland motel early Saturday morning.
Officers were called out just before 3 a.m. on reports of gunfire at the Motel 6 on SE Powell Boulevard.
They arrived to find a man lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound, along with an abandoned car and evidence of gunfire.
The man was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
A short time later, police got a call about another man arriving at an area hospital with gunshot wounds. They believe he was injured in the same shooting, and should recover from the injury.
Initial information shows that some people staying in one of the rooms were having a partly when a fight broke out, which ended in gunfire.
Police are asking anyone with more information on the shooting to call 503-823-2079.