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No one injured when shot fired at Cascade Campus

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Shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, March 17, a single gunshot was fired on the Cascade Campus, originating from the area between Terrell Hall and the Student Center. The suspected shooter, a young man, was seen fleeing north along Borthwick Mall, across the north parking lot and off the campus.

The Active Shooter alarm was sounded and the campus went into lockdown for approximately 15 minutes. The lockdown was terminated on the advice of Portland Police at 4:28 p.m.

No one was injured. PCC Public Safety officers recovered one bullet casing on the scene. Police recovered a weapon, which may have been the one fired on the campus.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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