Two dead after shooting at Portland hotel near airport


(MENAFN) In the early hours of Wednesday morning, tragedy struck at the Embassy Suites Portland Airport Hotel in Oregon, where a shooting claimed the lives of two individuals. The Port of Portland Police Department responded to the incident, confirming that a man and woman had lost their lives. The identities of the deceased have yet to be released.

Although the details surrounding the shooting are still unknown, guests who were present at the hotel during the time of the incident reported hearing multiple gunshots and witnessing a chaotic scene. One guest, Gailen David, recounted hearing "bloodcurdling screams" and police officers shouting for everyone to return to their rooms for safety.

As the police arrived on the scene, they quickly secured the area and ensured that there was no ongoing threat to the surrounding area or Portland International Airport. However, the investigation is ongoing, and the authorities have yet to provide any further details regarding the circumstances of the shooting.

In the meantime, guests who were evacuated from the hotel have been left shaken by the incident. As they were escorted out of the building, many reported seeing blood on the floor and expressed their shock and disbelief at the tragic events that had unfolded before them.

As the investigation continues, the hotel remains cordoned off with yellow crime scene tape, and officers are interviewing guests who were present during the shooting. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the deceased during this difficult time.

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