Shooting in Northeast Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood - One Man Injured

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July 01, 2014 22:15

  

This evening, Tuesday July 1, 2014, at 9:36 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 700 block of Northeast 91st Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the victim, a 30-year-old male, who was suffering from a single gunshot wound in the right leg.

The victim told police that he was walking along the street when he got into an argument with a passing driver, who stopped, got out of the car and fired one round into the victim's leg, then sped away.

The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment to his non-life-threatening injury.

Officers have checked the area for the suspect vehicle, described as a white or silver Acura Integra. No crime scene has been located and officers are working to verify the victim's story.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Assault Detail detectives at (503) 823-0400.

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