One dead, six wounded in downtown Portland, Oregon, shooting

Police investigate an overnight shooting Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Portland, Oregon.

(CNN)One woman has died and six other people were wounded after a shooting in downtown Portland, Oregon, early Saturday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

The victims were taken by ambulance to a hospital, where the woman was treated for what police had described as serious wounds.
The woman, who was not identified, died at a hospital, police said in a statement later Saturday.
      The Portland Police Bureau updated the number of victims, saying a total of seven people -- not eight, as it reported earlier -- had been struck by gunfire.
        The other six victims sustained wounds of varying degrees of severity, though the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
          Officers did not locate a suspect or suspects and no arrests had been made, police said.
          Parts of Southwest Third Avenue were closed during the investigation, police said.
          The Portland shooting -- which police said occurred just after 2 a.m. -- is the latest in a spate of gun violence that has gripped US cities this summer.
          There have been 361 mass shootings so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA). CNN defines a mass shooting as four or more people shot, not including the shooter.
          With states lifting Covid-19 restrictions and more people out in warmer weather, US cities have been experiencing a surge in shootings and homicide numbers.
            In the nation's capital on Friday night, a 6-year-old girl was killed and five adults injured in a shooting in the southeast part of the district, authorities said.
            The child was pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said. Three men and two women sustained non-life-threatening injuries, said Metropolitan Police Department Executive Assistant Chief Ashan Benedict.