Police: 4 people fatally shot in home in Portland, Oregon

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Portland police respond to a shooting in a house in the 4000 block of Southeast Boise Street, on Sunday evening, June 6, 2021. Homicide detectives also responded. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, said four people were fatally shot over the weekend at a home in the city.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 10:25 p.m. Sunday at a home in the southeastern part of the city and found the four people dead from apparent gunshot wounds, police said in a statement.

Investigators do not believe the shootings were murders and a suicide, police spokesman Lt. Greg Pashley told The Oregonian/OregonLive.

No one is in custody but police do not believe there’s a risk to the public, Pashley said. He said he didn’t know the relationships of the people who died.

Sonia Clark, who lives in a duplex across the street from the home where the people were killed, told the newspaper she saw workers from the medical examiner’s office Monday morning remove two bodies from the home, a tan house with brown shutters shaded by a large pine tree.

Clark said a man in his late 20s to early 30s lives in the house and was often tinkering with or fixing cars.

“It’s a gentleman who has a lot of friends coming and going,” she said. “He works on cars. His friends come by and work on their stereos.”

Clark said she and her boyfriend were watching television Sunday when she heard “a popping sound.” She thought it was from a science fiction show they were watching, but learned Monday of the shooting.

The investigation is continuing and autopsies will be performed, according to police.

No other information about the shooting was immediately made public.

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