Serious Injury Head On Crash, Suspect Shoots Bystander
Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
The car crash victim is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after the suspect caused a crash, then shot a bystander as he ran away.
Preliminary information is that after the crash, the male driver of an SUV tried to run away. When bystanders tried to stop him, he shot an adult male bystander. The male suspect and a female accomplice ran off and have not yet been located.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team is investigating the crash, while Assault Unit detectives are pursuing the shooting.
During the investigation, North Columbia Boulevard was shut down in both directions at North Vancouver Avenue.
If anyone has information about this series of events, please e-mail [email protected] or call 503-823-0400, or notify Crime Stoppers. Please reference case number 21-25722.