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Police: Man shot and killed near downtown Hillsboro

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Hillsboro police on Sunday were searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred about a block away from the police department.

Police said they responded to a report of shots fired on Southeast Baseline Street near 11th Avenue shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

A responding officer found a man in his early 20s lying in the middle of Baseline Street.

The man, whom police have not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the suspect in the shooting is a Hispanic man in his early 20s and wearing a black shirt.

Officers said the suspect fired six shots from a handgun before taking off on foot.

Police used a K-9 to try to track the suspect, but were unsuccessful.

Hillsboro police and the Washington County Major Crimes Team continue to investigate the shooting.

Anyone with information on this case should contact Hillsboro police.

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