Police: Man found dead in parking lot after shooting in Hillsboro
HILLSBORO, Ore. (KPTV) - An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed early Friday morning, according to the Hillsboro Police Department.
Police said they received a 911 call at about 4:11 a.m. on reports of gunfire and yelling in the area of Southeast 10th Avenue and Southeast Baseline Street. Officers arrived to the scene and found the body of 27-year old Carlos Arellano-Garcia in the Les Schwab parking lot.
“We were just woken up by three or four shots - just pop, pop, pop, and then we head some guys yelling. Somebody said ‘run, run, run,” said Jeanne Decklar.
Decklar lives near the Les Schwab and called 911.
“We went and looked out the window, and there was a guy laying down on the ground and we looked and didn’t see him moving,” she told FOX 12.
Detectives believe this was a targeted shooting with one gunman and Arellano-Garcia. There is no danger to the public, according to police.
Officers, along with a K-9, searched through the neighborhood but were not able to locate the suspect.
Police are asking anyone with a security camera to check their footage to see if they caught the shooting or suspect. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Hillsboro Police.
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