A victim is in the hospital with a bullet wound after being shot while driving a car in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.
On Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 7:43p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to the intersection of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Ash Street on a report of someone shot. As officers responded they were updated that a suspect vehicle had crashed at Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street.
Officers arrived and found a shooting victim in a vehicle. He told officers he had been shot while driving. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life threatening.
Officers responded to the crash scene and found that the shooting suspect vehicle had struck another car, then came to rest against a utility pole (photo).