Two people were shot to death at a hotel near the Portland International Airport, police said.
Portland Port Police Department officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Embassy Suites Portland Airport Hotel on Wednesday around 2 a.m., KOIN reported. The victims, a man and a woman, have not been identified.
No information on a suspect has been released.
“There is no ongoing threat to PDX Airport or the surrounding area at this time,” Portland Harbor Police said in a statement.
The East County Major Crimes Division is leading the investigation, which is ongoing.
Guests at the Embassy Suites hotel said they heard at least a dozen shots amid the chaos. One person recalled seeing blood on the floor when authorities evacuated the building.
“I was sleeping really well and then all of a sudden I heard the shots and they kept going,” said David Gailen, who was traveling for work and staying at the hotel when the violence broke out.
He added that as soon as the shooting ended, all he could hear was screaming.
“It was creepy, I heard these female screams like someone had just witnessed a murder,” she told KOIN.
Authorities have requested that anyone with information come forward.