Police: Man shot while confronting suspect breaking car windows near Rocky Butte

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Portland police are investigating a shooting that injured one person near Rocky Butte.

Officers responded to a shooting in the 3500 block of Northeast Rocky Butte Road at about 4:19 a.m. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed a man confronted someone breaking his car windows. The suspect fired shots at him, striking him once.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. Police did not release any information about the suspect. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Portland police.

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(3) comments

RetDOD

Ok people, it's far past time to take action into your own hands, and do it from a safe vantage point.

No one is going to help.

Lexx Luthor

stoopid, stoopid criminal..... trying to steal cat converter through back window of subcompact ... then instead of running trying instead to shoot 'they/thems' way out of it !!

davcon 5

Aaannd - likely they will never be caught for this.

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