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Police: Man shot in face outside Gresham church, suspect sought

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GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -

One man is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the face after he was involved in an argument outside a Gresham church Monday.

Gresham Police Department said a 29-year-man was shot outside Sanctuary Church at 19626 NE Glisan St. around 1:53 a.m.

The shooting appears to have happened outside near the church’s garden, according to police.

Officers believe the victim and the suspect knew each other.

The suspect, described as a white man in his early 20s, fled the scene before police arrived.

The victim’s condition is not known but officers believe he will survive.

Sanctuary Church is well known for its outreach and support for homeless individuals in East Multnomah County. 

If you have any information on this incident, contact Gresham police. 

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