On Friday September 29, 2017, at 5:35 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 5700 block of Northeast Prescott Street.
As officers responded to the scene the caller informed police that an adult female had accidentally been shot.
Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and contacted the injured woman. The woman had a serious but non-life-threatening injury. She was transported to an area hospital by ambulance for treatment of her injury.
Officers continued to investigate the incident. During the investigation, officers located a firearm. The firearm was seized as evidence.
Based on additional information learned during the investigation, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Assault Detail and criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division were requested to assist with the investigation.
While at the crime scene, officers identified a person of interest in the shooting. The person of interest was interviewed by detectives.
During the investigation officers arrested 21-year-old William C. Gordon. Gordon was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail on one charge of Domestic Violence Assault in the Second Degree.