What Is shown below is a daily occurrence in The Portland Area. 99% of these are GANG related. Not one damned gun law will have any affect on any of them. What would have an effect is abolishment and control of the Gangs and every member that is in them. But they seem to serve a purpose and that is fear in the public which makes them inclined to vote for tax levies for Law enforcement and jails. Instead of actually cracking down hard on the gangs they do things that essentially have zero effects on controlling and stopping any of it. Instead they prop up their gun crime statistics and use that against the 2nd Amendment and the citizens as well. This accounts for most of the false gun stats that the anti's use for the state. Seriously there is 1 to 2 and sometimes more shootings a night in Portland/Gresham areas every day of the year.and they are predominantly gangs doing the shooting. The stats the anti gun crowd are deliberately misleading and deceptive. Sign on to the flash reports for the region and see for yourself. We have been following them for a couple years now. These are serious and if it keeps up Portland and cities like it will catch up to places like Chicago in criminal activity and murder rate and it has nothing to do with the number of guns in good citizens hands, yet that is who the politicians and MSM attacks. ------------------------------------------------ Example one: GANG-RELATED SHOOTING OVERNIGHT IN NORTHEAST PORTLAND'S LLOYD DISTRICT - NO KNOWN VICTIMS (PHOTO) News Release from Portland Police Bureau Posted on FlashAlert: October 4th, 2015 8:57 AMDownloadable file: PPB_GET.jpg On Sunday October 4, 2015, at 1:04 a.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to Northeast 19th Avenue and Broadway on the report of a disturbance and shooting. Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire, including damage to an apartment building and a parked vehicle. Numerous witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and hearing cars speed out of the area. Based on information learned at the scene, GET officers assumed control of the investigation. Example 2 SHOOTING AT GANG-RELATED PARTY ON HAYDEN ISLAND - AT LEAST ONE PERSON INJURED (PHOTO) News Release from Portland Police Bureau Posted on FlashAlert: October 4th, 2015 12:43 AMDownloadable file: GET.jpg On Saturday October 4, 2015, at 12:08 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the report of a shooting with multiple victims at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel, located at 909 North Hayden Island Drive. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located one victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening. Preliminary information indicates that there was a large group of gang members and associates at the hotel for a party. The suspect was outside the hotel and fired several shots before fleeing the area. Several vehicles left the scene but at this time there is no specific suspect information. Officers have received unconfirmed information of additional victims that may have left the scene. Officers entered the hotel and found evidence of a shooting and several rooms impacted by gunfire. Additional officers from Central and East Precincts, as well as the Air Support Unit responded to assist with the investigation.