Suspect on the loose after drive-by shooting in Lincoln City - KPTV - FOX 12

Suspect on the loose after drive-by shooting in Lincoln City

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LINCOLN CITY, OR (KPTV) -

Police are searching for suspects in a drive-by shooting on the Oregon coast.

Two people were walking on West Devil's Lake Road near Northeast 22nd Street at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers said a car pulled up alongside them and someone opened fire.

Investigators said multiple shots were fired from a handgun. Jeramie Philpot, 27, of Lincoln City, was shot in the leg.

He was taken to a hospital at the coast, before being transferred to a Portland hospital. He has since been treated and released.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white Toyota four-door sedan with gray primer on the side. It was last seen driving south on West Devils Lake Road.

Police have not released a potential motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Lincoln City Police Department at 541-994-3636.

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