Man fires shot at another man on Springwater Corridor in SE Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Portland police are investigating a shooting Sunday morning on the Springwater Corridor trail in southeast Portland.

At about 9:15 a.m., officers responded to Southeast Lambert Street where it crosses the Springwater Corridor on a report of a shooting. 

Officers arrived in the area and spoke with the caller, who told police he was confronted by an unknown man on the trail.

The caller said during the encounter, he fired a shot at the man in self-defense. He said the unknown man away towards a homeless camp.

The caller believes he may have hit the man, but officers have not found any evidence of an injury.

Gun Violence Response Team detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

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