Mail carrier shot, injured in Milwaukie

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Published: Dec. 24, 2022 at 3:28 PM PST
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MILWAUKIE Ore. (KPTV) - A U.S. Mail carrier was shot in the leg on Saturday afternoon, according to the Milwaukie Police Department.

Just after 12:30 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired on Southeast 37th Avenue near Southeast Harvey Street.

Police said they found a mail carrier wearing their USPS uniform who had been shot in the upper leg by someone using a small caliber gun.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

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Police described the suspect:

  • A white man of unknown age wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.
  • Driving a white Chevy or Ford cargo van.

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Police searched the area but did not find any suspects.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Milwaukie Police Department at 503-786-7500. Case number 22-9355.