PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A driver shot a man and then fled the scene Thursday night in southeast Portland, according to Portland police.
Law enforcement confirms the shooting occurred in the 1800 block of Southeast Umatilla Street at around 10:30 p.m. and say it started as a road rage incident.
According to officers, the man was shot in the hip and called 911. The man was then rushed to an area hospital.
Police have not provided a vehicle or suspect description.
Streets in the area were blocked off Thursday night while law enforcement was on scene.
BREAKING- Road rage incident leads to shooting in the heart of Sellwood. Police tell me a man was shot in the hip by the driver. Driver then took off. Officers are out with flashlights right now - not giving me a vehicle description. We’re live in a few #fox12 #breaking #sellwood pic.twitter.com/tfkfJzKyKj— Bonnie Silkman KPTV (@BonnieSilkman) May 3, 2019
Anyone who witnessed this shooting or who has video surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to contact Detective Brian Declercque at 503-823-2056 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or Detective Brent Christensen at 503-823-2087 or email@example.com.
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